Cancun is the Grand Prix stage on judo. Israeli tal Flicker (weight category up to 66 kg) won the gold medal.
Tal Flicker this season won the Grand Prix in Baku and took third place in düsseldorf. In 2016 he was the bronze medalist of the Grand Prix in Zagreb.
At the preliminary stage, the Israelis defeated the British Samuel Hall and the Mexican Set Castillo. In the semifinals, he defeated the winner of the pan-American championship this year, the Peruvian Juan Postigos.
In the final our athlete won the winner of the Junior European Championships in 2016 and silver medalist of the Junior world championship 2015 Spaniard Alberto Martin Gaitero.
Baruch Shmailov (weight category up to 66 kg) and Daniel Ben David (to 60 kg) took fifth place.