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Mollaei Wins Gold at German Judo Grand Slam

Mollaei Wins Gold at  German Judo Grand SlamMollaei Wins Gold at  German Judo Grand Slam

Iran’s three-man judo team won a gold medal at the Judo Grand Slam in Dusseldorf, Germany, February 23-25.
Saeid Mollaei, judoka in the -81kg category, grabbed the gold in the category by defeating all his rivals, according to the International Judo Federation website, Ijf.org. 
Mollaei rested in the first round of the games to face Polish contender Damian Szwarnowiecki in the second round. After defeating the Pole, Mollaei passed over three-time European champion Koba Mchedlishvili from Georgia.
In the last match before the semis, Mollaei beat Britain’s Stuart McWatt to face Dominic Ressel from Germany in the semifinal. The Iranian finished the match victorious and entered the finals to fight for the gold.

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