Georgian Judoka Beka Gviniashvili Wins Osaka Grand Slam

Two-time World Judo Masters winner Beka Gviniashvili (GEO) won his first Grand Slam title since 2016 as he enjoyed a day to remember in Osaka by defeating his Uzbek rival Davlat Bobonov in the under 90kg category.

The International Judo Federation (IJFsaidGviniashvili, 24, "picked up Bobonov for ippon in trademark Georgian fashion as he put an exclamation mark on his win by conquering the impressive Asian judoka".

With 481 athletes from 87 nations, the Osaka Grand Slam was held in the Japanese town of Osaka on November 22-24. 

By Ana Dumbadze 

25 November 2019 13:44