Home » Judo news
The latest Judo News offered by JudoInside.com
European Cup Tver dominated by Russian Cadets
6 Apr 2014 18:05
At the first day of the European Cup for Cadets Russia had won all gold medals. At the second day of the European Cup Cadets in Tver it was Hungarian Renata Lorinc U63kg, Kotsoev Zelim from Ukraine U90kg and Rakhimov Temur from Tadjikistan above 90kg who broke the ban of the Russian home dominance.
The final U63kg is the only final of the present European Cadet Cup without host judoka and Renata Lorinc (HUN) is the only female judoka who won gold of the European Cup cadets in Tver except the Russians. She was stronger than her opponent from Switzerland Kuka Loriana.
Zelim Kotsoev from Ukraine defeated Russian judoka Abdullaev Anar in the keen competition of the final U90kg.
The final fight in the weight category above 90kg between Temur Rakhimov (TJK) and Damir Salykov (RUS) was extremely exciting and Temur Rakhimov got a great support of spectators and came out as the winner.
The bronze medallist of the World Championships 2013 Khamza Didar from Kazakhstan took only bronze medal of the European Cup in Tver this weekend in the weight category U73kg.
The World cadet champion 2013 and the national champion Zaur Ramazanov (RUS) lost his final U81kg against Turpal Tepkaev (RUS).
Russia was the winning country at the European Cup in Tver this year. The Russian team collected 13 gold medals and 47 medals in total.
Hungary was second best with 1gold and 2 bronze medals.
The awards for best cadets went to Gryzlova Maria U57kg (RUS), Lorinc Renata U63kg (HUN), Taymazova Madina U70kg (RUS), Bukreeva Marina O70kg (RUS), Nuraliev Botyr U73kg (RUS), Tepkaev Turpal U81kg (RUS), Kotsoev Zelim U90kg of the Ukraine, Rakhimov Temur O90 (TJK).
Related judoka and events
Related Judo Photos
Related Judo Videos
Related Judo News
Not very surprising was the victory of the Russian team at its own Junior European Cup this weekend in St. Petersburg. It was the first Junior World Tour event of the year and the event started without the traditional U55kg and U44kg categories. Read more
A sensational last and final day of the European Team Championships for Cadets in Sofia. For the first time ever in history, Cadet Europeans team event has taken place. The high number of entries with 19 male teams and 17 women’s teams shown the demand of the nations wanting to be the first to bookmark the moment. All in all, the podium places were spread across six nations. Read more
World number 55 Sven Heinle (GER) was the last man standing in the men’s heavyweight category as he defeated Tashkent Grand Prix bronze medallist Yerassyl Kazhybayev (KAZ) in the last contest at the inaugural edition of the Marrakech Grand Prix. Heinle broke the deadlock with a waza-ari score and moved quickly to trap his Kazakh rival in osaekomi for his country’s second gold medal on day three. Read more
Georgia get a second chance on a gold medal as in the heavyweight tournaments most of the favourites are ruled out for the title while Guram Tushishvili had to do everything to reach the semi final, but he achieved where others failed. Read more
Zelym Kotsoiev of Azerbaijan beat Junior European Championships silver medallist Arman Adamian of Russia in the same final as the European Junior Championships and the same outcome from the continental offering in the U100kg category. Read more
Yuri Stepkin (RUS)