Another French, Olympic finalist will take it up against Nora Gjakova (KOS), a repetition of the Olympic final of Tokyo. That is an outstanding contest for the organization in Kazachstan. Cysique lost that final due to a disqualification for a headdive. For sure she would like to give her best in this final. Kazakhstan, Spain, France and Italy all have two finallists at the first day. Magzhan Shamshaddin is in the final U60kg against Cedric Revol of France. Gusman Kyrgyzbayev will take it up with Grand Prix Austria winner David Garcia Torne who is on good form.The event can be followed live at JudoTV.com.Two Italian women were expected in the final. Assunta Scutto will fight U48kg against Spanish Laura Martinez Abelenda. Odette Giuffrida is the experienced finalist U52kg and will battle with Ryoko Takeda for gold.At the Qasaqstan Barysy Grand Slam the first day is in full swing. On Thursday the draw was conducted by Head Sport Director Vladimir Barta. The 14 weight categories include 334 athletes from 42 countries and are arriving from all continents.
Repeat of the Tokyo Olympic final between Cysique and Gjakova