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Results of "Otto World Cup" (Judo Competition in Germany)

Three members of the Komatsu Women's Judo Club participated in the "Judo Otto World Cup" held in Humburg, Germany from February 19th to 20th.
Ayumi Tanimoto, a gold medalist of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, finished in second place and Mina Watanabe, a gold medalist of the Fukuoka International Tournament, came in third place.
Thank you very much for your support and encouragement.

<< RESULTS OF KOMATSU MEMBERS >>

>> Ayumi Tanimoto (Category -63kg) =2nd Place=
Preliminaries: Round1: Won against Abel (Cuba) by Ippon (Yokoshiho-gatame)
Preliminaries: Round2: Won against Samoila (Romania) by Ippon (Haraigoshi)
Preliminaries: Round3: Won against Gutierrez (Spain) by Ippon (Sode-tsurikomigoshi)
Semifinal: Won against Von Harnier (Germany) by Ippon (Osotogari)
Final: Lost against Decosse (France) by Yusei (Yuko)


>> Mina Watanebe (Category -70kg) =3rd Place=
Preliminaries: Round2: Won against Iglesias (Spain) by Yusei (Yuko)
Preliminaries: Round3: Won against Barbieri (Italy) by Ippon (Ippon-zeoinage)
Semifinal: Lost against Sraka (Slovenia) by Yusei (Yuko)
Fight for 3rd Place: Won against Blanco (Spain) by Ippon (Yokoshiho-gatame)


>> Mizuho Matsuzaki (Category -78kg) =5th Place=
Preliminaries: Round1: Won against Liu (China) by Ippon (Osotogari)
Preliminaries: Round2: Won against Fedorova (Russia) by Ippon (Combined techniques)
Preliminaries: Round3: Won against Kuehnen (Germany) by Ippon (Osotogari)
Semifinal: Lost against Laborde (Cuba) by Ippon (Sode-tsurikomigoshi)
Fight for 3rd Place: Lost against San Miguel (Spain) by Yusei (Waza-ari)

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2005/02/21

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