Driton Kuka Judoka

Driton Kuka

Driton Kuka

  • Country:Kosovo
  • Born:15 September 1971 (48 years)
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Kosovo Olympic Committee publishes “The Golden Debut” book about historic gold Kelmendi

8 Aug 2017 17:40

The Kosovo Olympic Committee celebrated the anniversary of its first gold Olympic Medal, where Majlinda Kelmendi triumphed in the Olympic Games of Rio 2016. During this event, the book “The Golden Debut” was promoted in honor of the historic participation in “RIO 2016”, where Kosovo’s Olympic Team made its Olympic debut. Read more

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Kosovo judo hero Majlinda Kelmendi was ready for gold

21 Aug 2016 16:40

One of the historic moments at the Olympic Games was the gold medal for Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo. It was a unique medal for the debuting country and Kelmendi was welcomed like a queen in her country. In the Olympic venue Carioca 2 just after her victory she reacted on her historical performance. Read more

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Judo and Majlinda Kelmendi frontrunner of Kosovo at Olympic debut

2 Aug 2016 10:35

The Rio Games will be the first to host athletes competing under the flag of Kosovo. For the first time Majlinda Kelmendi will carry the flag of her nation at the Olympic Games. During London 2012, judo double world champion Majlinda Kelmendi had to compete for Albania. Not this time in Rio. To pursue their careers before, many athletes from the small Balkan country had to leave their home towns to participate under another country's flag. Read more

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Judoka Majlinda Kelmendi the favourite in Astana without any matches in 2015

12 Aug 2015 16:00

Two weeks in advance of the Judo World Championships in Astana, 24-year old Majlinda Kelmendi is about to defend her world title that she won twice in a row. This year she didn’t come in action while in other years she had at least fought a couple of events. What will be the decision maker this edition in Astana: Experience and hard training or a lack of match rhythm? Read more

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Judo queen Majlinda Kelmendi fights for recognition of Kosova

17 Jun 2015 16:10

When Majlinda Kelmendi carries her country's flag at the 2016 Olympics, her powerful fighter's shoulders will also bear the weight of expectation of a nation finally gaining recognition after being ripped apart by war. The back of her judo outfit will display three letters that represent more than just a label of her origin -- but a bold statement of identity for a Balkan region battling for independence. Read more

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1Novi Sad1990

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