Judokas grab silver and bronze medals from Paris Grand Slam

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian judokas grabbed a silver and a bronze medal at the 2017 Paris Grand Slam, took place last weekend, putting the national team at ninth place in overall ranking.

The competition attracted 431 judokas from 60 countries. On the first day, State Honored Athlete and First in her weight in IJF ranking M.Urantsetseg claimed silver medal in women’s 48 kg. In men’s 90 kg, O.Duurenbayar won bronze medal on the last day.

O.Duurenbayar made the semi-finals by beating wrestlers from Brazil, Kyrgyzstan and Tunisia. In semi-finals, he was defeated by Ryu Shichinohe of Japan with clean sweep in extra time. After this, he won the bout with Georgia’s T.Guram with clean sweep, satisfying for the medal.