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Dutch women rule at European Cup in Saarbrücken

16 Jul 2017 16:50

The Dutch women’s team struck on Sunday at the second day of the European Cup in Saarbrücken. Both World Championships medal candidates Guusje Steenhuis and Tessie Savelkouls took the gold (U78kg and +78kg). Surprising was the victory of judo teacher Antoinette Hennink; talented to the bone, but freewheeling through life. Read more

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New judo champions added to history of the Atom Cup in Paks

15 Jul 2017 19:50

Seven different nations won the titles at the first day of the European Cup for juniors in the Hungarian city Paks. 388 athletes from 33 nations are gathered for the Atom Cup, an event with a huge history. Eight new champions added to that history. Fabio Basile, Andreea Chitu, Bernadette Graf, Lukas Krpalek, Georgii Zantaraia and many famous Hungarians won here in Paks. Read more

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Sebi Seidl on his way back with precious victory in Saarbrücken

15 Jul 2017 17:50

Sebastian Seidl had a good comeback on home soil and won the European Cup in Saarbrucken. The 26-year policeman from Bayern recently returned from a March injury, but won all five of his matches today to win the first European Cup of his career. Read more

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Jason Morris goes his own way

15 Jul 2017 10:55

The town of Glenville, where USA Judo legend Jason Morris grew up and now resides, honored him on Saturday, July 15th, by naming a street "Jason Morris Way." This year represents the 25th year anniversary of Morris winning an Olympic Silver Medal (78kg) in Barcelona, Spain. Read more

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Olympic star Kaori Matsumoto gives birth to a girl

14 Jul 2017 11:10

It’s mothers and babies time in the category U57kg, Olympic judo medalist Kaori Matsumoto has given birth to her first child on 13 July. Soon another Olympic and world medallist Automne Pavia is to give birth to a baby as well. Read more

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Mixed team event at World Championships

13 Jul 2017 13:05

At the World Championships in Budapest the mixed teams competition will be a part of the competition for the first time. It feature teams consisting of three men and three women. Read more

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Belgian juniors strike in Gdynia and improve all-time high

10 Jul 2017 09:55

The Russian and Belgian team performed well at the Junior European Cup in Gdynia last weekend. For the second time Gdynia hosted this European Cup event, which was previously held in Wroclaw. The Polish team took nine medals, but just missed capturing gold. Belgium, on the other hand, reached an all-time high medal count in the junior age division. Read more

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