Judo: Beatriz Souza takes gold at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

Brazilian beats French European junior champion to top the podium

Published in 28/11/2021 - 17:48 By Juliano Justo - Repórter da TV Brasil - Rio de Janeiro

Judoka Beatriz Souza, in the female heavyweight category (+78kg), won the Grand Slam title in Abu Dhabi. Starting the walk directly in the semifinals, against Adiyasuren Amarsaikhan, from Mongolia, Beatriz applied an ippon with just 14 seconds of fight.

In the decision, the opponent was the French Lea Fontaine, only 19 years old. Even against her rival who is European junior champion and bronze at the Junior Worlds, the Brazilian managed to manage well and applied a wazari. As a result, he forced two shidos to the opponent and confirmed the gold medal.

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Edition: Aécio Amado

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