European Games Minsk - Event

European Games Minsk

  • Date: 22 Jun 2019 - 24 Jun 2019
  • Place: Minsk, Belarus
  • Type: European Championships
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Golden Georgii Zantaraia still going strong

2 Jul 2019 09:50

One of judo's most exciting players, Georgii Zantaraia, was only 21 years old when he won the World title in 2009 at the Rotterdam World Championships. Last week he was again on form when he won the European Games in Minsk giving him another stepping stone to take the World title, 10 years after his remarkable first. Read more

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Guram Tushishvili destroyed 4 opponents within 5 minutes

25 Jun 2019 09:35

Guram Tushishvili again proved to be the strongest judoka in the world. He keeps growing and with by retaining his European title, the Georgian is lined up for more success at the World Championships. The European competitors seemed to dominate in the world’s heavyweight category. Read more

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Mikail Ozerler spurred to success by adopted home country Turkey

25 Jun 2019 09:05

When Slovenian judoka Mihael Zgank decided to compete for Turkey it also meant he changed his life completely. The 2017 world silver medallist moved to Istanbul in the beginning of 2018 and changed his name to Mikail Ozerler. Read more

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Belarus celebrates judo gold by Maryna Slutskaya

25 Jun 2019 08:45

Belarus celebrated their first judo medal at the Minsk 2019 Europeans Games with Maryna Slutskaya's gold while Georgian giant Guram Tushishvili again triumphed as the individual competition ended at Chizhovka Arena on Monday. Read more

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Maryna Slutskaya gives judo in Belarus value with European gold

24 Jun 2019 22:50

Maryna Slutskaya gave the organisation of the European Games in Minsk a hell of a present. On the last day of the judo tournament the heavyweight captured the gold medal which was almost impossible. Slutskaya had some injuries over the two years and despite the home advantage she wasn’t the favourite. In judo though nothing is impossible and Slutskaya fought like a lion against a well know opponent Larisa Ceric from Bosnia Herzegovina. Read more