Dorin Gotonoaga Judoka

Dorin Gotonoaga

Dorin Gotonoaga

  • Country:Moldova
  • Born:9 September 1995 (25 years)
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Dorin Gotonoaga of Moldova won bronze at the Grand Prix in Düsseldorf in 2017. Dorin won a bronze medal at the European Junior Championships 2015 in Oberwart. Gotonoaga won the European Open in Prague in 2018. He became European U23 Champion in 2017 held in Podgorica. He captured bronze at the Grand Prix in Antalya in 2018. He won gold at the European Cup in Belgrade in 2018. He clinched a bronze medal at the Universiade in Napoli in 2019.

Zarko Culum steals the show at European Cup Belgrade

10 Jun 2018 16:55

The last match of the European Cup in Belgrade was the icing on the cake for Serbia. Zarko Culum captured the gold medal in the European Cup for the first time. His opponent was Romania’s big man Daniel Natea (26). But it was Culum who gave everything. Read more


Turkish delight for Vedat Albayrak who closes out day two in style

8 Apr 2018 06:40

Turkish delight Vedat Albayrak ended day two with Turkey’s first gold medal as he defeated first time IJF finalist and Zagreb Grand Prix bronze medallist Jack Hatton (USA) in the U81kg final in Antalya. If Albayrak looks familiar it is because he used to represent Greece under the name Roman Moustopoulos. Read more


The rise of new judo countries at Euro Open in Prague

4 Mar 2018 21:35

Two Belarussian super talents took gold at the European Open in Prague. With two gold, two silver and two bronze medal Belarus had an excellent weekend in the Czech capital. On Sunday Yahor Varapayeu and Mikita Sviryd won their weight categories. The final U100kg was the climax for Belarus between Sviryd and European U23 champion Daniel Mukete. Read more


Double Dutch Gold at European U23s in Podgorica

11 Nov 2017 19:50

The Netherlands claimed two gold medals at day two of the European U23 Championships. With Geke van den berg and Hilde Jager the Dutch had a great day. Saian Ondar (RUS) and Dorin Gotonoaga (MDA) claimed gold in the men’s division. Read more


Lappinagov wins his first Grand Prix title as Russia hit golden medal trail

25 Feb 2017 19:05

Russian World number 15 Aslan Lappinagov struck in Germany as he received U81kg gold with a battling performance. The Russian, who has a whole star-laden roster to compete with at this weight in his homeland – including the reigning Olympic champion Khasan Khalmurzaev – was spared from a meeting against Budapest Grand Prix bronze medallist Ungvari Attila (HUN) in the final as the Hungarian could not compete having sustained a right knee injury from a tai-otoshi attempt in his semi-final. Read more

Result City Date
7Paris9 Feb

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