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    Polish Judoka Shines at Grand Prix in Dushanbe with Olympic Qualification at Stake

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    In a highly anticipated finale of the 70kg category at the Grand Prix in Dushanbe, Polish Judoka Katarzyna Sobierajska narrowly lost to France’s Margaux Pinot by waza-ari. The event holds significant importance for Poland as it contributes to Olympic qualification. Sobierajska, representing KS Pohl Judo Przemęt, displayed remarkable skill throughout the tournament, defeating competitors from Morocco and Uzbekistan. In the semifinals, she triumphed over a British opponent, showcasing her determination and talent.

    Adam Stodolski’s Battles in the 73kg Category

    Poland’s Adam Stodolski, a judoka from UKS Leśnik Kaczory, faced tough challenges in the 73kg category at the Grand Prix. Despite a promising start with an impressive victory over the host representative, Stodolski fell short against Russia’s Mahmadbek Mahmadbekov, the eventual champion of the category. Stodolski’s efforts, however, highlighted his skill and potential as a Polish judoka.

    Polish Contingent Shines in Dushanbe

    The Polish national team made their mark in the capital city of Tajikistan, as nine Polish athletes showcased their judo prowess at the Grand Prix. Amongst the 33 competitors with neutral status, including a substantial representation from Russia, the Polish contingent delivered impressive performances. With the tournament set to conclude on Sunday, fans eagerly anticipate more exceptional displays from the Polish judo team.


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