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Judo-Bundesliga-Final for men in Esslingen

7 Oct 2015 11:35

   Oliver Sellner

After TSV Abensberg retreated from the national Team Championships In Germany, the 13-year reigning “Meister” have left a gap. On the other side the championship is fully open and will be decided this weekend.

On Saturday KSV Esslingen hosts in the KSV Sportarena the Teams of Hamburger Judo Team, TSV Großhadern and JC Ettlingen for the final stage of the team championships. In the semi finals Hamburg and Großhadern meet as well as Esslingen and Ettlingen. The winners qualify for the final.

The four title candidates have a few interesting judoka in the teams. TSV Großhadern brings WCh judoka Wieczerzak, Hildebrand and World silver Karl-Richard Frey. Hamburger Judo Team unleashes David Tekic, the current European silver medallist in the junior category. JC Ettlingen has Dino Pfeiffer and KSV Esslingen have a strong team with Sven Heinle who was one of the outperformers at the 2015 Grand Prix in Düsseldorf.

TSV Großhadern can secure the first title since 2001, and TSV was the last champion for the domination of TSV Abensberg.

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