European Games Minsk - Event

European Games Minsk

  • Date: 22 Jun 2019 - 24 Jun 2019
  • Place: Minsk, Belarus
  • Type: European Championships
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Daria Mezhetskaia: My bear is very patient

2 Jun 2020 11:30

Recently we had a long interview with Daria Mezhetskaia, there was so much to tell that we’d like to you meet her once more. With Irakli Khmelidze asking her all the details of her current situation, we didn’t want to withhold any info. European Games winner Mezhetskaia talks about her practices, her guilty pleasure and social media approach. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Daria Mezhetskaia

24 May 2020 15:35

When Daria Mezhetskaia won the European title last year you might have thought, this the new middleweight for the future. You might be correct, but the way up is always bumpy. Judo for women in Russia has never been easy. There is a lot of competition, a high demand and standard but the circumstances are optimized to get the best environment for young talent. There’s lots of things Mezhetskaia wants to improve. Irakli Khmelidze asked her about her roots and way up. Oon Yeoh shaped it to the following must read. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Tommy Macias

13 May 2020 08:40

Current European Champion Tommy Macias is equal to Marcus Nyman the most successful judoka in the history of Sweden. However a medal at World Championships or Olympic Games is still lacking. For this lots of training hours are invested to reach that goal, lots of hours from home, so the outcome of the invested training hours really matter. Macias may be the chosen one to achieve that ultimate medal next year. JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh interviewed the 28-year old frontrunner. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Maria Centracchio

27 Apr 2020 11:05

The Centracchio’s are everywhere in Italy, but now they are limited to their home. Must be tough to be in quarantaine for the Judo family. Maria Centracchio won the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv last year and set out her road to Tokyo. She took bronze at the European Games. Little brother Luigi won the gold medal at the EYOF, also in Baku last year and 40 year old Emidio Centracchio now runs a judo data website. Father Centracchio is all over the place where his children are. JudoThis family is JudoCrazy! Oon Yeoh reports from his own quarantaine place. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Giorgii Zantaraia

21 Apr 2020 08:10

Georgii Zantaraia is a exceptional judoka who won the world title U60kg in 2009 in Rotterdam. The Ukrainian phenomenon won 6 World Championships medals in a row (2009-2018) and took the European title in 2011 and 2018 and he captured European Games gold in Minsk. He stepped up to U66kg in 2012 and still kept performing and recently won a consecutive bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Paris. Only that one precious medal fails. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy didn’t have to ask him whether Zantaraia is still motivated. Read more