Judoka G.Kherlen becomes champion of Montreal Grand Prix 2019

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munkhzul@montsame.gov.mn
2019-07-09 11:46:59

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia’s judoka G.Kherlen won a gold medal at the Montreal Grand Prix 2019 that took place in Montreal, Canada on July 5-7.

 

In the 66 kg weight class, he won his first match against a Brazilian athlete by an ippon in 1 minute and 36 seconds, then went on to win his next matches against Canadian and Irish athletes by wazari, qualifying for the finals.

 

In the final, he won his opponent Kenneth van Gansbeke of Belgium by penalties. With this, it is the third time he has become the champion of a Grand Prix tournament.