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Beka Gviniashvili captures European gold medal in thrilling final

12 Nov 2016 16:55

Beka Gviniashvili has taken his third different European title. In Tel Aviv he finished the trilogy in a thriller final against Yahor Varapayeu of Belarus. Gviniashvili even called it a Junior tournament and was happy to test his pace back in the U90kg category. Read more

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Beka Gviniashvili on course for his first U23 European title

12 Nov 2016 14:10

At the second day of the European U23 Championships in Tel Aviv the final spots are taken. The last six judoka are preparing for the final block. Today four categories for men and three for women. Read more

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Serbian Milica Nikolic prolongs European U23 title

11 Nov 2016 17:35

Serbia, Kosovo, Germany and Great Britain were the winners of the European titles for women U23 years in Tel Aviv. The first day of judo delivered some good matches. Read more

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Hidayet Heydarov takes the treble in Tel Aviv

11 Nov 2016 17:15

The most spectacular final of the day was the one U73kg between Tohar Butbul of Israel and Hidayet Heydarov. Butbul could take the first gold medal of the tournament and third ever in history. In 2009 Alice Schlesinger won the title and Baruch Shmailov won in 2014. Against Hidayet Heydarov Butbul had to fight the European Junior Champion. Read more

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Israel with two finallists at first day European U23 Championships

11 Nov 2016 14:20

Israel will see two athletes in the finals at the European U23 Championships in Tel Aviv. Adi Grossman and Tohar Butbul will have the full support of the packed crowd, but will have to face severe opposition in the final. Read more

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Plenty of tempting battles at European U23 Championships in Tel Aviv

10 Nov 2016 17:10

Equalising the record number of participating nations at U23 European Championships, the draw has been conducted in Tel Aviv, Israel. Since 1992 Israel hadn’t hosted a European Championship and this 14th edition of this U23 Europeans will host 321 athletes, the second best ever in the previous editions. Read more

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Shany Hershko looks back at best moments as coach

9 Nov 2016 15:20

This week the European Championships for judoka U23 are held in Tel Aviv. For the first time since 1992 European athletes come to Israel for a European Championships event, then in Jerusalem. In 1974 Tel Aviv was the place for the European Junior and Cadet Championships. One of the Champions was Neil Adams, the later world champion and double Olympic finalist. Read more

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