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Malloy 2nd in international tournament

Marti Malloy, left, stands on the awards podium after placing second in the Grand Slam Tyumen. - Photo courtesy of USA Judo
Marti Malloy, left, stands on the awards podium after placing second in the Grand Slam Tyumen.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of USA Judo

Oak Harbor Olympian Marti Malloy placed second at the Grand Slam Tyumen in Russia July 12 and 13.

Malloy, who earned a bronze medal in judo at the London Olympics and is the current PanAm champion, lost in the finals of the 57kg division to Canada's Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard.

Malloy won her six-person pool with victories over Stefanie Tremblay of Canada and Christa Deguchi of Japan.

In the semifinals, Malloy defeated Loredana Ohai of Romania.

Malloy is currently ranked No. 1 in the United States and sixth in the world in the 57kg class.

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