Yanislav Gerchev Judoka

Yanislav Gerchev

Yanislav Gerchev

  • Country:Bulgaria
  • Born:4 October 1989 (30 years)
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Bulgarian judoka Yanislav Gerchev won the European U23 Championships in 2011 in Tyumen U60kg. He is multiple Bulgarian champion. He won his first World Cup in Bucharest in 2013 and gold at the European Open Sofia in 2014. In 2016 he won silver at the European Open in Madrid. He won a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017. He captured silver at the European Championships in Warsaw in 2017 and in 2018 in Tel Aviv. He clinched a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Marrakech in 2019.
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Preview men lightweights U60kg European Games Minsk

19 Jun 2019 09:15

The European Games is the top event once every four years in this continent which obviously continues the annual European Championships. The category U60kg has a few new guys in the pack that might make this category exciting without the interference of Asian or Pan American top athletes. Europe (Russia) won the Olympic titles of 2012 and 2016. Read more

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Sharafuddin Lutfillaev lauded after fourth Grand Prix win

8 Mar 2019 18:20

Six-time Grand Slam medallist Sharafuddin Lutfillaev (UZB) defeated world number 38 Artem Lesiuk (UKR) to win Grand Prix gold on day one in Marrakech. First-time IJF finalist Lesiuk forced the contest into golden score and his Uzbek rival surged into action with a huge koshi-guruma for a waza-ari score to hand him his twelfth Grand Prix medal and fourth of the golden variety. Read more

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Russia takes triple gold at opening day in Tel Aviv

26 Apr 2018 19:50

Russian athletes claimed three gold medals on the opening day of action at the European Judo Championships in Tel Aviv. Irina Dolgova got the ball rolling for Russia in the women's U48 kilogram category with a waza-ari win over London 2012 bronze medallist Éva Csernoviczki of Hungary. Read more

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European judo season for men opens in Sofia

1 Feb 2018 09:25

At the European Open this weekend in Sofia The Canadian and French team have the best papers to take the titles. The Canadians sent a team with some of the top athletes. Three Canadians are seeded first such as the competitive category U81kg with Etienne Briand who’s ranked 13th in the World. Also Antoine Valois-Fortier is listed high and will be protected, but they may see each-other in the semi finals. Read more

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Robert Mshvidobadze marks career highlight with surprising European title

20 Apr 2017 18:10

The Russian lightweights are a story apart. This time it was Robert Mshvidobadze who took the European title for men U60kg. Without Olympic champion Beslan Mudranov the Russians still have enough alternatives. Still it was a remarkable performance as Mshvidobadze is not the most successful Russian to say the least, but 20 April became a special day for Mshvidobadze. Read more

Result City Date
7Baku2019
3Marrakech2019
7Tel Aviv2019
2Tel Aviv2018
5Saarbrucken2017

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