European Open Sofia - Event

European Open Sofia

  • Date: 30 Jan 2016 - 31 Jan 2016
  • Place: Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Type: World Cup - Continental Open
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Belgian Sofie de Saedelaere retires immediately aged 26

3 Feb 2016 13:05

Belgian judoka Sofie De Saedelaere decided to end her career with immediate effect. The 26 year old triple Belgian champion was disappointed in the results at the last two World Cup events in Tunis and Sofia and took the "most difficult decision" of her life. Read more

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Darwish and Shershan ranked 7 after Sofia Euro Open

1 Feb 2016 10:10

Sofia winners Ramadan Darwish (EGY) and Dzmitry Shershan (BLR) have both improved their positions in the latest IJF World Ranking. Both Darwish as Shershan are now ranked seventh. For Darwish one position better, Shershan was tenth last week and his best ever position was fourth in August 2015. Read more

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Strong Olympic candidates show off in Sofia

31 Jan 2016 18:30

A few serious candidates two qualify for the Olympic Games won the European Open in Sofia today. Egyptian judoka Ramadan Darwish is in the top 8 U100kg. Last year he lost the final against Michael Korrel, but today he defeated the Dutchman in the semi final and was able to take the gold medal. In the final Darwish overcame former World Champion Luciano Correa who seems almost sure about Olympic participation in his country after today’s silver confirmation. Read more

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Slovenian talent Apotekar on her way to world fame

31 Jan 2016 17:45

Two Slovenian women were strong today at the Second day of the European Open in Sofia. Both Anka Pogacnik (U70kg) and Klara Apotekar (U78) won the gold in their divisions. The third gold medal was for German Carolin Weiss who regained her title of 2014. Read more

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Belarus secures the future U66kg at European Open in Sofia

30 Jan 2016 21:05

Belarus was happy to see Dzmitry Shershan winning the European Cup in Sofia. Not just that but also a bronze medal for Dzmitrij Minkou was a reason to cheer today in Bulgaria. Read more