Mexican Judo Team Prepares for Paris Olympics after Grand Slam Participation

Written in Paris 2024 on 04/16/2024 · 1:00 p.m.

A few months before the start of the Paris Olympic Games, the most anticipated sporting event for athletes, representatives of Mexican judo are preparing for the event.

The national judo team continues its preparation with a view to the Olympic event and closed its participation in the Grand Slam in the city of Antalya, Turkey.

  • The Mexican judokas were part of this event that was organized by the International Federation of the specialty (IJF), and which is part of the qualification cycle for the Olympic Games because it distributes points for the ranking.
  • In the women’s branch, Mexico was represented by Edna Carrillo in the -48 kilogram category, who fell in the round of 64 against Raquel Brito from Portugal.
  • Meanwhile, judoka Paulina Martínez closed the round of 16 in the -52 kilogram category, after beating Larissa Pimenta from Brazil and losing to Canadian Kelly Deguchi.
  • In the men’s competition, Arath Juárez finished in the round of 32 in the -60 kilogram category after facing Ariunbold Enkhtaivan from Mongolia.
  • His teammate Ulises Méndez finished in the round of 64 after fighting the host Bayram Kandemir, at -73 kilograms.
  • The Mexican judokas have concluded, after having participated in this event, the first cycle of preparation for Paris 2024.
  • The Aztec judo representatives had already been competing since January in the Grand Slams of Paris, Baku, Tashkent, Tbilisi and Antalya, in addition to the Austrian Grand Prix.

Before this cycle of preparation to go to the Olympic Games, local judokas held a concentration in Villas Tlalpan, a complex belonging to the National Commission of Physical Culture and Sports (CONADE).

2024-04-16 20:47:59
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