European Open Oberwart - Event

European Open Oberwart

  • Date: 18 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
  • Place: Oberwart, Austria
  • Type: World Cup - Continental Open
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Yoko Ono converts bronze into gold at Euro Open in Oberwart

19 Feb 2017 16:00

Again, the Japanese women had the upperhand in the medal count at the European Open for women in Oberwart. Two Japanese women secured the gold and Korea won the last remaining category. Kelita Zupancic was the lone, non-Asian finalist, but had to settle for silver. Read more

Kathrin Unterwurzacher AUT (7)

Unterwurzacher pleases Austrian fans with gold medal U63kg

18 Feb 2017 17:35

Austria is cherishing the gold medal performance of one of their own in Oberwart. At the European Open Kathrin Unterwurzacher pleased the home crowd by securing another gold medal, a repeat of her 2014 U63kg victory. In the final bout, the crowd began an early celebration of the first - and perhaps the weekend’s only - Austrian gold while Unterwurzacher controlled Filipino fighter Kiyomi Watanabe in a vice-like holddown. Read more


Asian power in Oberwarts European Open with Unterwurzacher as eyecatcher

17 Feb 2017 18:00

This weekend, high-quality judo will be in the Austrian city of Oberwart and the Italian capital, Rome. The European Open in both cities will offer some fine competition with, obviously, a large contingent of Italian men in Rome and some of the best female fighter from Austria. Read more