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Senior World Championships Day 5 Results

Aug. 30, 2009, 6:16 a.m. (ET)

(Rotterdam, Netherlands) - Team USA was eliminated during the opening rounds of the final day of competition at the Senior World Championships. 

Olympian Daniel McCormick (Wakefield, Mass. / NYAC / USA Judo National Team FORCE) and 2006 Junior World silver medalist Stanislav Bondarenko (UKR).were both scoreless in the first round of the +100kg division until Bondarenko armbarred McCormick for ippon (instant win) in the third minute of the match. 

Fighting up from 78kg, Nina Cutro-Kelly (San Antonio, Texas / Universal Judo) began her +78kg match with a first-minute penalty, but held off 2008 Olympic medalist Lucija Polavder (SLO) until Polavder threw Cutro-Kelly for ippon. 

Elmar Gasimov (AZE) threw Djamaldin Aliev (Greenwood Village, Colo. / USA Judo National Training Site at the Olympic Training Center / Boulder Judo Training Center) for a yuko (quarter-point) to take an early lead in their 100kg match.  Aliev was given two penalties which increased Gasimov's lead to two yukos.  After Gasimov threw Aliev for a third yuko, he ended the match with a seoi nage (shoulder throw) for ippon.

Complete results are as follows:

Men's 100kg
1. Maxim Rakov (KAZ)
2. Henk Grol (NED)
3. Takamasa Anai (JPN)
3. Ramadan Darwish (EGY)
5. Artem Bloshenko (UKR)
5. Elmar Gasimov (AZE)
7. Temuulen Battulga (MGL)
7. Jevgenijs (LAT)

Also Competed: Djamaldin Aliev (Greenwood Village, Colo. / USA Judo National Training Site at the Olympic Training Center), 0-1 

Men's +100kg
1. Teddy Riner (FRA)
2. Oscar Brayson (CUB)
3. Mrius Paskevicius (LTU)
3. Abdullo Tangriev (UZB)
5. Daniel Hernandes (BRA)
5. Martin Radar (EST)
7. Gankhuyag Dorjpalam (MGL)
7. Andreas Toelzer (GER)

Also Compted: Daniel McCormick (Wakefield, Mass. / NYAC / USA Judo National Team FORCE), 0-1

Women's +78kg
1. Wen Tong (CHN)
2. Karina Bryant (GBR)
3. Idalis Ortiz (CUB)
3. Maki Tsukada (JPN)
5. Gulsah Kocaturk (TUR)
5. Franziska Konitz (GER)
7. Maryna Prokofyeva (UKR)
7. Vanessa Zambotti (MEX)

Also Competed: Nina Cutro-Kelly (San Antonio, Texas / Universal Judo), 0-1

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