Fran Garrigós, world champion

“Let’s go for the podium”, said a convinced Fran Garrigós in the preview of the World Cups in Doha (Qatar). And the man from Madrid born in Mostoles, although he competes with a Galician license, on November 9, 1994 has risen to the top. Gold for the judoka, the fifth in history (Miriam Blasco, Isabel Fernández and Niko Shera twice) from Spain in 41 editions, in the -60 kilos category. The current fourth in the ranking in his weight (although he will rise in the ranks after this success) got rid of the Japanese Takato, current Olympic champion and quadruple world champion, in the semifinals through a magnificent ippon in gold technique and took the nerve to face, already with the money insured, to the Uzbek Dilshodbek Baratov.

In a very even final, the Spaniard was victorious and hung a gold medal that confirms his aspirations for 2024. “All these trainings, These results… are for Paris 2024, to arrive in the best possible conditions. That is where I want to be and be able to get a medal”, explained Garrigós He began at the age of four at the Lee de Móstoles gym. With this medal, she, Fran, has two in the world (she was bronze in 2021) and five in Europe (two golds). You have to remember that since Isabel Fernández in the 2000 Sydney Games, and after the two golds in Barcelona 92 ​​and two more medals in Athens 96, Spanish judo is orphaned of Olympic metals.

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