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Baku Grand Slam: second place and Olympic pass for Asya Tavano in the +78 kg category


Asya Tavano qualifies mathematically for Paris 2024.

The national judo team athlete came close to triumphing in the +78 kg draw at the Baku Grand Slam, Azerbaijan.

Having eliminated Russia's Daria Vladimirova, Kazakhstan's Kamila Berlikash and Serbia's Milica Zabic, the 22-year-old from Udine (photo IJF) was defeated in the final by France's Romane Dicko.

The achievement holds significant importance for the Olympics: with this runner-up spot, the Italian athlete secured her Olympic qualification spot.

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