Uzbek judokas have learned their opponents at the Dusseldorf Grand Slam 2020 opening contests.
Massive numbers of competitors are descending on the last grand slams of the qualifying period. A flight to Tokyo is the prize and some judoka are pushing for the bonus of top 8 seeding.
Dusseldorf, Ekaterinburg and Baku are the rightful owners of the limelight and this weekend Germany is awash with judo superstars.
There are almost 700 competitors, from an incredible 117 countries, with -73kg being crowned ‘king of categories’ with 78 entrants.
-60 kg: Sharofiddin Lutfillaev (Uzbekistan) – Joshua Kats (Australia) / Jaba Papinashvili (Georgia)
-60 kg: Kemran Nurillaev (Uzbekistan) – Solomon Oga (Nigeria)
-66 kg: Diyorbek Urozboev (Uzbekistan) – Dzimtri Shershan (Belarus)
-66 kg: Muhriddin Tilovov (Uzbekistan) – Strakhinya Bunchich (Serbia)
-73 kg: Giyosjon Boboev (Uzbekistan) – Yakub Jesminek (Czech Republic)
-73 kg: Shahram Ahadov (Uzbekistan) – Lukas Diallo (Burundi) / Eduardo Arauxo (Mexico)
-81 kg: Sharofiddin Boltaboev (Uzbekistan) – Attila Ungvari (Hungary)
-81 kg: Kamoliddin Rasulov (Uzbekistan) - Dominik Druzeta (Croatia)
-90 kg: Davlat Bobonov (Uzbekistan) – Sirotullo Ikramov (Tajikistan)
-100 kg: Muhammadkarim Xurramov (Uzbekistan) – Sedrik Olivar (France)
+100 kg: Alisher Yusupov (Uzbekistan) – Guram Tushishvili (Georgia)
+100 kg: Bekmurod Oltiboev (Uzbekistan) – Onise Bugadze (Georgia) / Jonas Shrayber (Germany)
-52 kg: Diyora Keldiyorova (Uzbekistan) – Sosorbaram Lxagvasuren (Mongolia)
-70 kg: Gulnoza Matniyazova (Uzbekistan) – Szabina Gershak (Hungary)
-78 kg: Nodira Yuldosheva (Uzbekistan) – Antonina Shmeleva (Russia)