2022 Portugal GP: Day 3

Women’s -78kg: Yoon Hyunji (KOR)
The final between Yoon Hyunji Yoon (KOR) and Alice Bellandi went into Golden Score where the Korean triumphed with a well-executed ura-nage at the edge of the mat.


Final Results
1. YOON Hyunji (KOR)
2. BELLANDI Alice (ITA)
3. LEE Jeongyun (KOR)
3. LANIR Inbar (ISR
)

Women’s +78kg: Kim Hayun (KOR)
The last female final of the tournament saw a dramatic finish with Stessie Bastareaud (FRA), getting hansoku-make for applying a waki-gatame-like attack on Kim Hayun’s arm. This meant another gold for South Korea.


Final Results
1. KIM Hayun (KOR)
2. BASTAREAUD Stessie (FRA)
3. AMARSAIKHAN Adiyasuren (MGL)
3. KAMPS Marit (NED
)

Men’s -90kg: Jesper Smink (NED)

This was Jesper Smink’s first IJF World Tour final and a first for Christian Parlati (ITA) at this new weight class. The winner was determined in the last minute of the bout when Smink managed to counter Parlati with osoto-gaeshi.


Final Results
1. SMINK Jesper (NED)
2. PARLATI Christian (ITA)
3. CRET Alex (ROU)
3. USTOPIRIYON Komronshokh (TJK)

Men’s -100kg: Jorge Fonseca (POR)
Everyone was hoping for a match-up between the -100kg world champion, Jorge Fonseca (POR), and the -90kg world champion, Nikoloz Sherazadishvili (ESP) in the second round but as it turned out, Sherazadishvili lost out to Khangal Odbaatar (MGL), who was then defeated by Fonseca. In the final, Fonseca he launched Daniel Eich (SUI) with a massive osoto-gari/seoi-nage hybrid throw.


Final Results
1. FONSECA Jorge (POR)
2. EICH Daniel (SUI)
3. BERIASHVILI Giorgi (GEO)
3. SMITH III L.A. (USA)

Men’s +100kg: Kim Minjong
Japan had sent an inexperienced team to Portugal and none of the players had managed to make the final except for the last male finale, where Yuta Nakamura faced the 2019 World Bronze Medalist Kim Minjong. Kim, who displays very typical Korean judo, had been throwing opponents all day with drop techniques. And in the final, he used a side-takedown to throw his Japanese opponent for ippon.


Final Results
1. KIM Minjong (KOR)
2. NAKAMURA Yuta (JPN)
3. NDIAYE Mbagnick (SEN)
3. SIPOCZ Richard (HUN)