European Championships Warsaw - Event

European Championships Warsaw

  • Date: 20 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
  • Place: Warsaw, Poland
  • Type: European Championships
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Kathrin Unterwurzacher retires after 12 year top career

8 Jul 2020 16:00

Austrian top athlete Kathrin Unterwurzacher retires from international judo. The 28-year two-time European Championships medalist and 2016 Olympian announced to quite her career as a sports soldier and competitive athlete. After 12 years in the Austrian national team she has to retire due to a damaged right knee. Unterwurzacher: "The pain is too severe. My right knee no longer allows top positions." Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Aleksandar Kukolj

16 May 2020 11:40

Serbian judoka Aleksandar Kukolj became European Champion in the same year as his rival Nemanja Majdov won the World title, both unexpected, both indescribable and unique surprises for their country. It set Serbia on the Judo map. Former World number one Kukolj is a gifted technician and can concentrate until he imagines the film of the fight that is yet to come. With JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh Aleksandar Kukolj talks about his motivation, his academics, his rival ad his future. Read more

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Polish Judo Federation Celebrates 60 years of History

11 Dec 2017 10:40

Last weekend, the Polish Judo Federation celebrated its 60th anniversary in Warsaw. Polish Judo Federation President President Jacek Zawadka hosted various distinguished guests in the world of judo and Polish sports. Read more

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Super year for Aleksandar Kukolj, champion and father since Friday

23 Sep 2017 15:45

Aleksandar Kukolj gave himself a break for a very good reason. The European Champion of Warsaw in April became father on Friday and while his wife is still in hospital Kukolj is in the sports venue for the European Open in Belgrade to promote the event, hand out signature, talk about judo and support his friends. Although he is a family man, he is also a passionate judo lover. Read more

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World number one Rustam Orujov: only the world title counts

18 May 2017 20:00

When you get to Baku, just mention the name of Rustam Orujov in the street, the store, the subway, the bus stop, or any other place and you will immediately see the people's distinctive love and respect toward the current number one of the World Ranking U73kg and runner up of the Olympic Games. Georgian young reporter Nikoloz Gurini interviewed Orujov. Read more