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Home nation Croatia takes 4 medals and a wise lesson at Cadet European Cup

13 Mar 2016 19:25

   IJF Media Team / International Judo Federation
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At the second day of the Cadet European Cup in Zagreb Serbia captured two gold medals. One of the super talents of Serbia Anja Obradovic signed for the gold medal. The Cadet World Bronze medallist captured the first place U63kg when she defeated Inga Boruch of Austria. Her compatriot Darko Brasnovic won the category U90kg defeated Slovak Marius Fizel in the final.

In total eleven nations won a gold medal, Israel added another to the total of two of Saturday Dilan Rechister won gold U73kg. Eniel Caroly won gold U81kg against Oskari Makinen who won the only medal for Finland. Heavyweight Richard Sipocz of Hungary won gold in his final against Marc Boldis (ROU).

In the girls division Poland celebrated a gold medal for Angelika Szymanska U63kg against Kaja Kajzer of Slovenia. But Zala Pecoler compensated the loss of Kajzer a bit by capturing gold for Slovenia U70kg. Pecoler defeated Croatia’s only finalist Petrunjela Pavic. The home nation won four medals this tournament and have to work hard to get breed the same generation as their current juniors and neo seniors. The Croatian home crowd saw Maria Hoellwart taking the medal for girls +70kg against Nika Slamberger.

In April the Cadet European tour continues in Tver in Russia.

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