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  • 12 / 18 / 2014

Cuban Idalis Ortiz ended the year on top of the world rankings over 78 kilograms and was sixth among all divisions, announced today the International Judo Federation (IJF). Ortiz accumulated 2808 points in the universal ladder of prestige, established in 2014.

The Antillean, reigning Olympic and Pan American monarch, was selected the best Cuban athlete of 2014 in individual sports, after getting her second title of the orb and crown in the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.

The leaders of the general classification are the Kosovar Majlinda Kelmendi, from 52 kilos with 4230 units, and Georgian Avtandili Tchrikisvili, 81 kg and 3610 lines between women and men, respectively.

Ahead of the Caribbean Agbegnenou Clarisse (France-63 kilos -3 510 points), Urantsetseg Munkhbat (Mongolia-48 kgs-3 180 pts.), Yarden Gerbi (Israel-63 kgs-2 952), and Kim Polling also appear (Holland-70kg-2862 pts.), in that order.

In the male, the second to sixth steps Boldbaatar concluded Ganbat (Mongolia-60 kilos to two thousand 676), Lukas Krpalek (Czech Republic-100 kgs-two thousand 568), Teddy Riner (France-over 100 kgs-two thousand 500 ), Varlam Liparteliani (Georgia-90 kgs-two thousand 470) and Rafael Silva (Brazil-over 100 kgs-two thousand 302).

The IJF recognized other winners of their classes as Autonne Pavia (France-57 kilos) and Audrey Tchemeu (France-78 kgs) by the women, and Dex Elmont (Netherlands-73 kgs) and Mikhail Pulyaev (Russia-66 kgs).

Source: Prensa Latina

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