Saayev, Shmeleva and Startseva won gold medals on the first day of the Russian Judo Championship

Iznaur Saayev defeated Ayub Bliev in the final fight in the weight category up to 60 kg at the FONBET Russian Judo Championship, which takes place in Kemerovo.

Saaev won by ippon. The bronze medalists in this weight category were Konstantin Semeonidis and Abdulla Akhmedov.

In the women’s weight category up to 78 kg, Antonina Shmeleva won, defeating Anastasia Nuzhnenkova in the final. The bronze prizes were won by Nadezhda Tatarchenko and Lyubov Orlova.

In women over 78 kg, the champion was Elis Startseva, who defeated Anna Gushchina in the final. Anastasia Kholodilina and Maria Ivanova won bronze.

The Russian Judo Championship will end on October 1. Live broadcasts of the tournament can be viewed on Match Group television channels, as well as on the and websites.

Source : MatchTV

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