The individual competition has officially come to an end and the heavyweight categories brought heavyweight excitement on day 7!

Mr Tony ESTANGUET, President of Paris 2024 cheered on France’s two medal hopefuls, Teddy Riner and Romane Dicko, both of whom took bronze medals for France in the end.

Joining us from the International Olympic Committee was HSH the Sovereign Prince ALBERT II of Monaco, Mr Mustapha BERRAF of Algeria and Mr Pal SCHMITT of Hungary.

Mr Tony ESTANGUET, President of Paris 2024, awarding Teddy Riner of France his fourth Olympic medal
From left to right: HSH the Sovereign Prince ALBERT II of Monaco, IJF President Marius Vizer, and IJF Partner Max Herve George

Day 7 of the Olympic judo event also saw judo make history with the new generation, to live together in friendship, peace and solidarity. H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal Al Saud, President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and H.H. Fahad AL SAUD, Vice President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee watched the historic fight between Raz Hershko of Israel and Tahani Alqahtani from Saudi Arabia.

From left to right: and H.H. Fahad AL SAUD, IJF President. Marius Vizer, H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal Al Saud, and IJF Director General Vlad Marinuescu

President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee, Mr Mihai COVALIU looked on with IJF Honorary Officer Mr SATO Noboyuki and Turkish Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Mehmet M. KASAPOGLU.

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