Junior European Championships Malaga - Event

Junior European Championships Malaga

  • Date: 16 Sep 2016 - 17 Sep 2016
  • Place: Malaga, Spain
  • Type: European Junior Championships
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Igolnikov and Shakhbazov stable winners for Russian juniors

18 Sep 2016 13:00

Mikhail Igolnikov was the big man of the second and last day of the individual Junior European Championships in Malaga. The Russian giant claimed the European title U90kg, despite all competition in his weight class, he simply meets the expectations. After a period with some silver medals at major tournaments, he showed Europe that he is the man for the future in this weight class. Read more

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Nemanja Majdov back with Junior European title after injury period

17 Sep 2016 17:15

It is a great weekend for Serbia. With two European Junior titles, the nation has the best junior generation ever. Never Serbia won two titles in one weekend. Nemanja Majdov won his second European title. Last year he couldn’t defend his title won in 2014 due to a long lasting injury, but the Serbian senior Champion fought back in the gym 24/7 and 365 and was awarded in Malaga with this second confirmation of his potential. Read more

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Hidayet Heydarov gives Azerbaijan second gold after European hatrick

16 Sep 2016 21:25

Azerbaijan was the only country with two gold medals after the first day of the Junior European Championships in Malaga. Seven winning nations and both Russia and Georgia, usually among the most successful junior nations, both lost two finals each. Read more

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Daria Bilodid grabs unique double European title in one year

16 Sep 2016 17:50

Daria Bilodid of the Ukraine became the first judoka who won both the Junior European title as well as the Cadet European title in one year. The tall Ukrainian talent is just 15 years young and one of the youngest European Junior Champions. Out of 56 champions who won both titles in one year. In the final U48kg in Malaga Bilodid defeated Daria Pichkaleva of Russia. Read more

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Surprising finals at Junior European Championships in Malaga

16 Sep 2016 16:00

Two Georgians, two Azeri, two Russian judoka and an all French final U48kg is the result of the Preliminaries of the Junior European Championships in Malaga. The first day delivered some good finals. None of last year’s finallists were able to qualify for the finals again, that says enough about the strength. Read more