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Manchester 2015 Grand Prix: Preview and Day 1 Draws

Manchester 2015 Grand Prix: Preview and Day 1 Draws

2015 World Grand Prix Series 3
Manchester, Great Britain
16-18 October 2015
G-4 category event
The third edition of the Manchester Grand Prix will kick off tomorrow with the Men’s -68 and +80 kg and Women’s -67 categories taking the rings at the city’s Regional Arena. A total of 222 athletes will be competing from Friday to Sunday for the 8 titles in play, with the best fighters on the planet among them. A G-4 category event on the WTF 2015 calendar that will be key to know which athletes are going to represent their country at the most important Taekwondo competition: Rio 2016 Olympics.

Day 1 – Draws: M+80 / M-68 / W-67
Competitors list: click HERE
Registered Olympic champions
Female -67kg:
Kyung Seon Hwang (Korea) – Gold medal, London 2012
Male -68kg:
Servet Tazegul (Turkey) – Gold medal, London 2012
Male +80kg:
Carlo Molfetta (Italy) – Gold medal, London 2012
Female – 57kg:
Jade Jones (Great Britain) – Gold medal, London 2012
Female +67kg:
Milica Mandic (Serbia) – Gold medal, London 2012
Female – 49kg:
Jingyu Wu (China) – Gold medal, London 2012
Male -80kg:
Sebastian Crismanisch (Argentina) – Gold medal, London 2012
Steven Lopez (USA) – Two times Olympic champion
Lutalo Muhammad (Great Britain) – Bronze medal, London 2012
Aaron Cook (Moldova)

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