European Open Sofia - Event

European Open Sofia

  • Date: 1 Feb 2014 - 2 Feb 2014
  • Place: Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Type: World Cup - Continental Open
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Alister Leat commits suicide, judo world in shock

6 Feb 2014 09:50

Bad news coming from the European Open in Sofia. The judo family lost one of our international fighters, son, brother, friend and good opponent on the mat. 28-year-old Alister Leat, U66kg competitor of New Zeland is no longer with us. Read the message from the New Zeland Judo Federation President. R.I.P. Read more


Seven winning nations at first day European Open in Sofia

1 Feb 2014 19:10

On the first day the lightweight categories came together in action and host nation Bulgaria took a gold medal in the category U60kg. Yanislav Gerchev set the tone for the final block, cheered on by many fans and coach Georgi Georgiev, who in 2002 was the last Bugarian to win the tournament. It was a nice gift for the coach who celebrated his birthday at the day of the draw. Read more


European Open in Sofia 2014 successful practise

1 Feb 2014 18:15

Israel, Hungary and Germany have started off well in the European Open circuit in 2014. All three nations were able to gain two medals at the European Open in Sofia. It was held for both men and women for the first time since 2002. The Netherlands won seven medals and one gold, the Ukraine even nine medals. Eleven nations won a gold medal. Read more