Bianca Walkden loses in World Grand Prix semi-final

Bianca Walkden
Walkden won the world title in Russia in May

Britain's world champion Bianca Walkden suffered World Grand Prix semi-final disappointment in Moscow, losing the +73kg contest to Nafia Rus by golden point.

Walkden, 23, pulled back from 3-0 down in the final round to tie the score.

But Turkey's Rus struck first in overtime to take a golden-point victory, leaving Walkden with bronze.

An hour later Mahama Cho also lost his semi-final, beaten 5-0 by Russia's Vladislav Larin in the +80kg category.

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