Junior European Championships Sofia - Event

Junior European Championships Sofia

  • Date: 13 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
  • Place: Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Type: European Junior Championships
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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Alice Bellandi

21 May 2020 08:30

Italian Junior World Champion Alice Bellandi was heating up to make it her senior competitor very hard to beat her. Last year she took two medals in the IJF World Tour in Tel Aviv and Tbilisi in her category U70kg. She fought with some of the best but now she had to fight with the coronacrisis, not easy for any athlete. Italy was hit first and hard in Europe and it’s coming out of the lock-down. The IJF World Tour will have to wait for action. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy asked her about Bellandi’s action in the time of Covid-19. Read more

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Georgian men and women shine at Junior European Championships

15 Sep 2018 17:45

Georgia is traditional strong at the last day of the Junior European Championships. With their power in the categories U100kg and +100kg the Georgians celebrated two European champions on the third day in Sofia. Read more

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Historic beautiful day for Georgia at Junior Europeans

14 Sep 2018 16:50

Another five different countries winning the title at the second day of the Junior European Championships in Sofia. However overall Italy, France and the Ukraine secured a second gold medal. Highlight though was an all Georgian final U81kg. Read more

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Finally European gold for Lois Petit, 6 nations win Junior titles

13 Sep 2018 16:50

Six different winning countries is a perfect outcome of the first day of the Junior European Championships in Sofia. In the Arena 129 judoka fought for the 24 available medals. Interesting is that the number of young men decrease over years but the number of women levels the participants. Their number is increasing year by year. Read more

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Junior European Championships in Sofia delivers the next judo idols

12 Sep 2018 12:35

Sofia is this year’s host of the Junior European Championships. Sofia is a familiar judo city with each year the European Open and previously Bulgaria organized European Juniors in 2004 and European cadets in 2015. In 2013 Samokov was host of the U23 Championships, so each youth generation has been in Bulgaria. Read more