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Hungarians and Dutch shine at Cadet European Cup Gyor

21 Nov 2018 13:55

Awesome judo results for Hungary and the Netherlands at the annual Cadet European Cup in Gyor. The Hungarian city organized the European U23 Championships a few weeks ago and last weekend some of the best Cadets fought at the last European Cup of a long season. Read more

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In Belgium you can buy Judo Beer

21 Nov 2018 08:45

Belgian Judo school Fudji Yama has brewed a new beer for his sixtieth anniversary: ​​Judobier. "So you now also talk about judo instead of football at the bar", it sounds. Read more

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The Hague’s 14 gold medals are claimed by 12 countries

20 Nov 2018 11:45

Serbia, Israel and Belarus added to their names to the list of winners on Sunday in the Netherlands as Russia and Ukraine were the only countries to win more than one title in The Hague. Read more

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Peter Paltchik wins back-to-back IJF gold

19 Nov 2018 11:40

Peter Paltchik of Israel took U100kg gold to extend his winning run to nine consecutive contests on the IJF World Judo Tour. Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner Paltchik has excelled this year and moved closer to the leading judoka in the category with a blistering display on Sunday. World number 36 Sviryd claimed his first IJF medal despite going over after 89 seconds of golden score from a seoi-nage before both men shared a lengthy embrace. Read more

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Heavyweight Yakiv Khammo back to his best level

19 Nov 2018 10:55

Former World Championships bronze medallist Yakiv Khammo (UKR) ruled the men’s heavyweight category as he defeated world number 39 Vladut Simionescu (ROU) in the last contest of The Hague Grand Prix 2018. Khammo won his third Grand Prix title and his first IJF gold since the Baku Grand Slam in 2016. Read more

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Aleksandar Kukolj defeats world champion Sherazadishvili in The Hague final

18 Nov 2018 21:40

Serbian technician Aleksandar Kukolj had the measure of world champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili of Spain in the U90kg category as the anticipated and mouthwatering final lived up to its expectations. Ekaterinburg Grand Slam winner Kukolj needed only 39 seconds to defeat the owner of the red backpatch at U90kg by ippon from a low seoi-otoshi. Read more

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Unfancied Russian Antonina Shmeleva grinds out first IJF title

18 Nov 2018 21:35

Russian Antonina Shmeleva won her maiden IJF title to send her country top of the medal table in The Hague. Hohhot Grand Prix bronze medallist Sama Hawa Camara (FRA) came undone on the ground as the Russian secured a kesa-gatame hold and remained there for 20 seconds and U78kg gold. Read more

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