Successful day in Budapest13 june
The first competition day of the international tournament of Grand Prix judo in Budapest (Hungary) was very successful. On final rounds of the weight category up to 60 kg will meet two representatives of Kazakhstan EldosSmetov and AibekImashev. In his first battle Aibek defeated OtarBestaev from Kyrgyzstan, than he overwhelmed the Portuguese NunoCarvalho. In the third matchAibek defeated Francisco Garrigosa from Spain. In the semifinals Aibek was stronger than his Uzbek opponent SharafuddinLutfillaev.EldosSmetov lost firs round, then defeated Dmitry Kulikov(Russia).For pass tosemifinals Smetov had a round with Pavel Petrikov andwon this fight. In the semifinals, he defeated Toru Shishime from Japan.
In the 66 kg weight category Zhansay Smagulov also reached final rounds . On the way to the final Zhansaya defeated Serb, British, French and experienced Uzbek athlete RishodSobirov. In the decisive battle Smagulov will meet Sebastian Sheydl(Germany).