The Judo World Championship (August 25-31) continues in Chelyabinsk.
One of the heroes morning session was kazakhstani Ertugan Torenov (73 kg), who won pool A and reached the semifinal of the World Championship. Zhambyl judoka passed such rivals as Sled Dovabobo (Nauru), Phedias Konaris (Cyprus), Rock Draksich (Slovenia) and Jung-Jin Lee (South Korea).
In the semifinal Torenov will face Cook Hyon Hong (North Korea).
Meanwhile, Sevara Nyshanbaeva (57 kg) finished her participation. After defeating the Algerian Ratib Tariket («ippon») she was defeated by Portuguese Telma Monteiro («ippon»).