European Championships Prague - Event

European Championships Prague

  • Date: 19 Nov 2020 - 21 Nov 2020
  • Place: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Type: European Championships
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Statistically Robert Mshvidobadze can win the Olympic title

19 Nov 2020 21:55

Russia demanded gold in the lightweight class U60kg. One of the oldest in the field, Robert Mshvidobadze resisted the opposition coming from his own country by Yago Abuladze. Mshvidobadze (31) didn’t have too much high level opponents as in this class the Asian athlete dominate. Read more

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Odette Giuffrida relieved by European title for Italy

19 Nov 2020 21:35

Five different nations have won European gold at the first day if of the European Championships in Prague. Some surprising champions such as Orkhan Safarov, Shirine Boukli and perhaps the biggest surprise Hedvig Karakas. An Average age of 27 seems normal but is quite high as Boukli is just 21. Robert Mshvidobadze is 31. Read more

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Odette Giuffrida poised to win a medal this time

19 Nov 2020 14:05

Potential judo gold for Russia is melting under the heat of the European Judo Championships in Prague. Four time gold medallist Natalia Kuziutina surprisingly lost her quarter final against the experienced Andreea Chitu of Romania and sent Kuziutina back to the repechage contests. Chitu showed to be able to stunt today. She is double European Champion herself in this category and is in great shape given today’s route to the final so far and her bronze at the Grand Slam in Budapest. Read more

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Big judo clashes lead to surprises U66kg at Europeans

19 Nov 2020 10:50

Surprises all over in the category for men U66kg at the first day of the European Judo Championships in Prague. The long break in judo is definitely relevant and the obvious winners can be surprised. JudoInside already wrote it in its preview, today anything can happen in the category U66kg. On paper Manuel Lombardo is a major favourite to win his first European title, but the Italian lost to Orkhan Safarov who proved to be in shape in Budapest. Read more

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Russian gold expected at day one of European Championships Prague

18 Nov 2020 20:45

The European Judo Championships draw in Prague was conducted on Wednesday evening as first official sportive fact of a weird championship, a historic championship but Prague was able to organise it despite the doubtful and severe conditions. Forty countries were able to send athletes, in total 345, the lowest amount in 10 years when in Iceland the volcano erupted and caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe over an initial period of six days in April 2010. Read more