International Judo Tournament “Tashkent Grand Prix 2019” has kicked off in Humo Arena Ice Palace.
500 talented judokas from 71 countries are competing for the championship and valuable rating points for participation in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. The event is organized by the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the National Olympic Committee, the International Judo Federation and Uzbekistan Judo Federation.
Winners of Tashkent Grand Prix will receive 700 rating points, holders of the silver medal – 490, and the bronze medalists – 350. Moreover, holders of the 5th place will get 252 points, the 7th place – 182 points.
48 judokas will defend the honor of Uzbekistan during three-day tournament.