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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Gabriella Willems

8 Apr 2020 09:45

Belgian’s super talent Gabriella Willems took a silver medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf. She was in good shape and eager to qualify for the Olympic Games in these decisive months. The coronavirus hurts all of us and Willems is now stuck like so many without randori training. Willems is limited to train alternatively with alternative training’partners’. JudoInside partner Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy and JudoInside spoke to the lady from Liege. Read more

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Sagi Muki auctions judo wannahaves to buy ventilators for coronavirus patients

7 Apr 2020 16:05

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki is auctioning off his memorabilia to raise money for more ventilators to treat coronavirus patients at the Laniado Hospital in Netanya, the 2019 World Judo Champion told i24NEWS. “I hope I can raise as much money as I can for the purpose of saving lives.” Read more

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Birthday boy Teddy Riner optimistic about equal chances in 2021

7 Apr 2020 11:30

Double Olympic judo champion Teddy Riner believes that staging the Tokyo Games in 2021 will put all athletes on an equal footing after the sports extravaganza was postponed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak. At his 31st birthday he speaks about the delay. Read more

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European Judo Championships in Prague in November

6 Apr 2020 17:15

The European Judo Championships in Prague that was postponed from April to June is now again postponed and will be held from 8-10- November from Sunday until Tuesday. The European Judo Championships of 2021 were already given to Lisbon and The Czech Judo Federation and organisation were determined to organise it this year. All EJU scheduled until the end of July are cancelled, like tournaments, training camps, seminars and festival. Read more

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Medical personal in judo fighting their biggest opponent

5 Apr 2020 14:55

Paula Pareto is not a member of the medical commission, but she is Olympic and World champion, as well as being a hospital doctor. Paula is one of a few judoka who help to fight the coronavirus. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Anna-Maria Wagner

4 Apr 2020 23:30

Anna-Maria Wagner is the chosen one to represent Germany at the Tokyo Olympic Games. In a direct match she defeated her opponent Luise Malzahn at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf, a great relief. Still she had to take a medal and she did, that was the moment she realized that she qualified for Tokyo, but it all went a different way and Wagner got stuck like many other. JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh asked her about her Covid-19 experiences. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Andrea Stojadinov

4 Apr 2020 09:20

Andrea Stojadinov is a rising star in Serbian judo. She is a double World Junior bronze medalist and is an Under 23 European Champion. She is currently in lock-down in Serbia but trains daily in her home dojo with her elder brother. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy wondered how she is doing in her own pink Dojo. Read more

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