International "Grand Slam” Judo Tournament was held in Dusseldorf, Germany. 441 athletes from 65 countries demonstrated their skills at the championship.
The Azerbaijani national team won two medals of the tournament and these medals were won by the judokas of the "Neftchi Sports Club”. Rustam Orujov, who competed in 73kg weight category, was confident in the final. He won Jack Bensted (AUT), Behruz khojazoda (UZB), Ferdinand Karapetian (ARM) and Igor Wandtke (DEU). In the final, Orujov lost to Shohei Ono (JPN) and was awarded by silver medal of the tournament.
Irina Kindzerska (+78 kg) won a bronze medal in women’s competitions. Our female athlete won Larissa Cerić (BIH) in the match for the third place.
Recall that Irina Kindzerska had won a bronze medal two weeks ago at the same tournament held in Paris, France.