Arnaes Odelin fifth in the Judo Grand Prix of Zagreb

Arnaes Odelin fifth in the Judo Grand Prix of Zagreb
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16 July 2022
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Havana, July 16 (ACN) - Cuban Arnaes Odelin finished in fifth place in the 57 kilograms at the Zagreb 2022 Judo Grand Prix, losing by bronze to Belgian Mina Libeer in the arena of that Croatian city.

According to the website of the International Judo Federation, Odelin lost by ippon in the discussion of the bronze medal, result with which she equaled the performance achieved recently in the grand slam held in Budapest, Hungary.

After being bye in the first round of preliminaries, Odelin defeated the American Mariah Holguin, the German Pauline Starke and the Mongolian Ichinkhorloo Munkhtsedeu, but then she was beaten by the Georgian Eteri Liparteliani.

The other bronze medal in the 57 kg was won by Mongolia's Munkhtsedeu, while the gold and silver medals went to Canada's Christa Deguchi and Georgia's Lepateliani, respectively.

The other Cuban in competition this Friday was Danny Porte (60 kg), who lost in his debut against Kazakhstan's Magzhan Shamshadim.

This Friday there was also action in the 48 and 52 kg for women and 66 kg for men, divisions without the presence of the Major of the Antilles.

On Saturday, the Grand Prix will have its second date and Cuba will have Magdiel Estrada (73 kg) and Maylín del Toro (63 kg).   Del Toro will have his first opponent in France's Meloide Turpin, in group C, and Estrada (A) in the winner of the fight between Belgium's Jeroen Casse and Italy's Luigi Centraechio.

On Sunday, the last day of the tournament, Idalys Ortiz (+78 kg), Kaliema Antomarchi (78), Ivan Silva (90 kg) and Andy Granda (+100 kg) will be in action.

Ortiz will open against the winner of the bout between Spain's Nisriu Bousbha and Serbia's Milica Zabic, and Kaliema will face Turkey's Nurcan Yilmaz.

Silva was also bye in the first round of preliminaries, so he will face in the second round the winner of the fight between the Italian Nicholas Mungai and the Mongolian Munkhbayar Bottogtokh. Granda will face Mexican Sergio del Sol.

After the conclusion of the first day of the competition, Japan leads with two gold medals and one bronze medal, followed by Kazakhstan (1-0-0-0), Canada (1-0-0) and Azerbaijan.

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