European Championships Tel Aviv - Event

European Championships Tel Aviv

  • Date: 26 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
  • Place: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Type: European Championships
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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Nora Gjakova

23 Apr 2020 12:30

Nora Gjakova is one of those strong women U57kg. One of those strong women from Kosovo under the guidance of Driton Kuka. She captured the European title in 2018 but both finallists of the 2019 European Championships took a seventh place at the World Championships in Tokyo. There’s lots pof work to do in this category where the field is very close. An Olympic medal is a realistic goal but Gjakova has to be patient. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy asked her about her way to get back in shape this year. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Gefen Primo

13 Apr 2020 15:15

Gefen Primo is a rising star from Israel. Last year, she won her first Grand Prix gold medal and had been selected to compete in the Tokyo Olympics, before it was postponed. Currently under lock-down, she is using the time at home to do training with her younger sister who is also a judoka. Oon Yeoh of Judocrazy asked her about her own well-being. Read more

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The 5 biggest male judo breakthroughs of 2018

27 Dec 2018 15:35

Who are the ten groundbreaking talents who really emerged this year, at any level? We closely watched judoka born from 1998 onwards. Some of the most absolutely amazing stars of this year, such as Sherazadishvili, Igolnikov or Gjakova had already experienced their breakthroughs, but nonetheless had their best year ever and are expected to develop further. Read more

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Georgian team demand resignation of president Kevkhishvili

4 May 2018 14:45

The European Championships in Tel Aviv had a devastating result for the Georgian team with no medal at all, two fifth places and one seventh place. It was the first time ever since the history of the young country that Georgia didn’t win any medal in 25 years. Read more

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Russia and France do not surprise with majority of gold medals in Tel Aviv

29 Apr 2018 18:40

Russia became the winner of the medal table at the European Championship in Tel Aviv. The Russians won four gold medals, France was second with three gold medals, all in the women’s division. Read more