After winning Barbara Matić’s silver medal (weighing 70 kg) at the Antalya Grand Slam on Friday, Karla Prodan (weighing 78 kg) was better than Judo’s The other medal is one step closer. However, she lost to Ecuadorian Sala in the fight for the bronze medal.
In Tashkent, Barbara Matić (weight 70 kg) and Karla Prodan (weight 78 kg) both won silver medals. In Antalya, while continuing the IJF world tour, Barbara once again succeeded from Uzbekistan, but his young colleague Prodan failed.
The young woman in Split is only 22 years old and sets a high standard for herself, but it should be considered that she has just grown up in order of age. The position on the podium confirms the quality of Prodan. The last race in which Carla did not participate in the race and did not win a medal was the Grand Prix in Zagreb in July 2018.
In the past three years, Prodan has taken a place on the podium in every competition. Specifically, maritime management students participated in 10 such competitions, including four Grand Slam or Grand Prix and four European or World Championships, two of which were in the youth category and the other two in the senior competition. .
In Turkey, she was stopped by the more energetic Ecuadorian Chale. After the woman in Split defeated the Dutchman Van Harselaar, she lost to the Polish Pacut in the bronze medal battle of the European Championship, and in the rematch China celebrates Turchin against Ukraine.
In two weeks, the European Championships are scheduled to be held in Lisbon from April 16th to 18th. Prodan will have no pressure here and have the opportunity to demonstrate the high quality of judo.
Saturday started in the best way for Croatian judo players. Ivana Maranić (weighing 78 kg) and Zlatko Kumrić (weighing 100 kg) participated in the first performance with Prodan. Maranić celebrated in opposition to the Japanese Turk Esir, and Kumrić also celebrated in opposition to the Chinese Erihemubatu.
In other outings on the tatami, it did not go. Maranić forced the Chinese woman to take two free throws in the gold medal battle with the last Grand Slam gold medalist (Xu), but she could never do it again. She ended herself with a third free throw. journey of. Kumric turned to the mighty Azerbaijani Kotsoiev (Azerbaijani Kotsoiev), but he failed to surprise him and Kosoyev made it all the way to the final.