Watch Tokyo Grand Slam Live on Today – Marti Malloy Wins Silver Medal Yesterday


Nearly 400 athletes from 55 nations are competing at the Grand Slam Tokyo. Competition continues today, Saturday in Japan, at 10 a.m. (8 p.m. EST in the United States). See the lineup at WWW.IPPON.ORG. Watch LIVE at WWW.IPPON.TV.

Competing Saturday for the United States are: Alex Jacobson, 73 kg., Jonathan Fernandez, 81 kg., (Baragua Judo Kai, Miami, FL), and Olympian Travis Stevens, 81 kg, (USA Judo Training Site, Pedro’s Judo Center/NYAC, Wakefield, MA).

Stepping onto the tatami Sunday in Tokyo for the United States will be Colton Brown, 90 kg. (USA Judo Training Site, San Jose State University Judo, San Jose, CA).

Yesterday, U.S. Olympic Bronze Medalist Marti Malloy went 4-1 in the homeland of judo to take a silver medal, adding yet another victory to solidify her stature as a world power in the sport.

“I had a great day today in Tokyo,” said Malloy (USA Judo Training Site, San Jose State University Judo/NYAC, San Jose, CA) . “I have always dreamed of taking a medal at this tournament, and while I always aspire for gold I am very happy with my performance.”

Click here for the full story from USA Judo.

Click here for match-by-match details.

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