The first in this year's "Grand Slam" tournament on judo, which saw 409 strongest athletes from 61 countries was held in Paris.
At the prestigious international competition, the team of Uzbekistan was represented by 9 judokas.
The most successful performance of our athletes showed Sharafiddin Lutfullaev in the weight category up to 60 kg. On the way to the final he broke the resistance of competitors from Slovenia, Russia, Brazil and the Republic of Korea. And only in the final battle Sh.Lutfullaev lost to Olympic bronze medalist in Rio de Janeiro Naohisa Takato from Japan and won the "silver" of the Paris tournament.
In the overall medal standings Uzbekistan national team took seventh place. Currently, our judokas are preparing for the next tournament in the series "Grand Slam", which will be held in Baku, Yekaterinburg, Abu Dhabi and Tokyo.
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