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Cash windfall for Mongolian, Japanese and Korean judoka


02 Feb 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 2, 2107: The International Judo Federation has awarded all 14 judoka who ended 2016 as World No. 1 with an extra US$50,000 each in prize money. Seven male and seven female judoka received the cash windfall as 10 countries were represented at the top of the final world ranking list for 2016.

The leading women’s players include two from Mongolia, while the men’s top seven include two Japanese and one Korean.

WOMEN

MUNKHBAT Urantsetseg (MGL) – 48kg
Majlinda KELMENDI (KOS) – 52kg
DORSUREN Sumiya (MGL) – 57kg
Tina TRSTENJAK (SLO) – 63kg
Kim POLLING (NED) -70kg
Kayla HARRISON (USA) -78kg
Idalys ORTIZ (CUB) +78kg

MEN

Orkhan SAFAROV (AZE) -60kg
An BAUL (KOR) -66kg
Rustam ORUJOV (AZE) -73g
NAGASE Takanori (JPN) -81kg
BAKER Mashu (JPN) -90kg
Elmar GASIMOV (AZE) -100kg
Teddy RINER (FRA) +100kg

Source:
www.ijf.org

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