Photographs by Tamara Kulumbegashvili, Gabriel Juan

Qazaqstan Barysy Grand Slam 2024 concluded in Almaty, Kazakhstan, providing judo athletes with a crucial opportunity to secure Olympic ranking points for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. As one of the last chances to solidify their qualifying positions or keep their hopes of qualifying alive, the event witnessed fierce competition and showcased the exceptional skills and determination of judo competitors from around the world. The tournament’s conclusion leaves athletes eagerly awaiting the final rankings and the selection of those who will represent their countries at the highly anticipated Paris 2024 Olympics.

 

Women -48kg category

Medals, cheques and flowers were presented by Mr Yerbol Myrzabossynov, chair of the Sports and Physical Culture Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Mr Kuanyshbek Yessekeyev, President of the Kazkhstan Judo Federation.

Women -52kg category

Medals, cheques and flowers were presented by Dr Lisa Allan, IJF Secretary General, and Mr Askhat Seisembek, Director of the Tourism & Sport Industry Support Fund ‘Sport Qory,’ sponsor of the Qazaqstan Barysy Grand Slam 2024.

Final Results (-52 kg)

Women -57kg category

Medals, cheques and flowers were presented by Mr Armen Bagdasarov, IJF Head Referee Director, and Mr Yerzhan Zaidinov, Vice President of the Kazakhstan Judo Federation.

Final Results (-57 kg)

Women -63kg category

Medals, cheques and flowers were presented by Mr Yermek Marzhikpayev, Minister of Tourism and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Mr Manuel Cortes, IJF Referee Supervisor.

Final Results (-63 kg)

3. POHL Dena (GER)

Women -70kg category

Medals, cheques and flowers were presented by Mr Kuanyshbek Yessekeyev, President of the Kazkhstan Judo Federation, and Mr Yesset Baiken, Deputy Mayor of Astana City.

Women -78kg category

Medals, cheques and flowers were presented by Mr Mohammed Meridja, IJF Education & Coaching Director, and Mr Yerlan Serikzhanov, world silver medallist.

Women +78kg category

Medals, cheques and flowers were presented by Mr Skander Hachicha, IJF Sport Director and President of the Judo Federation of Tunisia, and Mr Rustam Ibrayev, world silver medallist.

Final Results (+78 kg)

2. SU Xin (CHN)
7. XU Shiyan (CHN)