Pellets will beat topjudoka Cho and won bronze at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

Michael Grain has a Friday at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in judo in Tokyo and to bronze themselves in the category up to 100 kg. The Dutch are in the fight for the podium too much for Guham Cho is the champion of the previous year.

Grain, beating the 27-year-old South Korean at the waza-ari, which he was very early in the game, scored. The two athletes have received for the remainder of the match, with two penalties, but the Pellets continued for a third penalty save and kept the bronze medal was safely in the Budokan.

The 25-year-old Grain, it is the first world cup medal of his career. In Vianen, the netherlands-born opponent, who may, at the Grand Slam in Azerbaijan, Baku made an impression using gold-to-end basis by 2016, in Kazan, however, all european CHAMPIONSHIPS, and bronze.

Grit, who began his day with wins in the Austrian Laurin Boehler (strangulation), Jose luis Arroyo Osorio of Peru (grip) and the Bulgarian Daniel Dichev (ippon). For a place in the semi-finals he lost, and then on to ippon by Elmar Gasimov of Azerbaijan, by which he was convicted and sentenced to the re-sits.

Michael and Grit in the fight for bronze is too much for Guham Cho. (Photo: Pro-Shots)

The netherlands has three world CHAMPIONSHIP medals

It was a Grain, thanks to a waza-ari to be a strong case for the Georgia track is one of the world’s Varlam Liparteliani, he is placed in the battle for the bronze. His handsome victory in the Cho – of the world in two – the Netherlands now have three medals in Tokyo, japan.

Juul Franssen won Wednesday’s bronze medal in the category up to 63 kg, and Noël van ‘t End, wrote Thursday in the weight category up to 90 kilograms, is the history by becoming the first american in a decade to become a world champion.

In the netherlands, who, on Friday, the Japanese tatami appeared, Mark Steenhuis, Marhinde Verkerk, and world CHAMPIONSHIP debutant Simone, Catherine, were all of the quarter-off, and should therefore also fight for the bronze.

The world CHAMPIONSHIPS in judo will be on Saturday followed by the heaviest of weights. For the Netherlands, Henk Grol, and Roy Meyer, in the category of 100+), and Tessie Savelkouls (78+) in action. The tournament will be on Sunday, ended with the joint teamwedstrijden.

Michael Grit, won his first world CHAMPIONSHIP medal. (Photo: Pro-Shots)

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