Kyrgyzstani Yuri Krakovetsky took the 3rd place at the International Grand Slam Judo Tournament. Ippon.org website says.
Competitions were held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) with the participation of 346 athletes from 62 countries. At least 7 judokas represented Kyrgyzstan.
Yuri Krakovetsky performed in the weight category over 100 kilograms. At the start, he defeated Levani Matiashvili (Georgia), and then lost to Inal Tasoev (Russia). In the consolation fight, our athlete defeated Matsei Sarnaki (Poland) and Or Sasson (Israel) and won a bronze medal.
The rest of the Kyrgyzstanis did not get any medals.