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Catarina Costa conquers bronze

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Catarina Costa won in the Grand Slam of Baku judo the bronze medal in the category of -48 kg and Maria Siderot was fifth classified.

The judoka was exempted from the first round, then defeated Nathalia Brígida and Milica Nikolic, losing later in the semi-finals with Laura Martinez Abelenda, then defeated Gabriela Chibana in the repechage.

For the second time, Catarina Costa won the bronze medal in the Grand Slam this year, the first time in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Maria Siderot reached the semi-finals, Katharina Menz, Maryna Cherniak and Gabriela Chibana, losing later to Julia Figueroa and Milica Nikolic.

Telma Monteiro a -57 kg category, won over Natalia Golomidova and Timna Nelson Levy, but failed to beat Theresa Stoll in the semi-final, lost in relegation lost with China’s Tian Hongjie, and finished seventh.

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