Daria Mezhetskaia Judoka

Daria Mezhetskaia

Daria Mezhetskaia

  • Country:Russia
  • Born:24 June 1994 (25 years)
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Russian judoka Daria Mezhetskaia won World Junior bronze in 2014 in Miami and won bronze with the Russian team. She captured silver at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv in 2019. She won silver at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2016. Mezhetskaia 2012 Russian junior and 2015 U23 champion U57kg. Mezhetskaia won European silver at EYOF in 2009 and European U21 in 2013. Daria clinched a silver medal at the gold Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2019. She captured European Games gold in Minsk. Nickname: Mezha
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Christa Deguchi wants to stunt in Japan

27 Aug 2019 11:45

Is it going to be a historic day for Canada. Christa Deguchi is eager to win the first ever world title for Canada on day three of the World Championships on Japanese soil. Obviously Japanese World champion Yoshida Tsukasa is the favourite as current title holder, but she lost to Deguchi in the final of the Grand Slam in Paris, so it’s all possible as the morning session was completed. Read more

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Japan understands the art of winning a final

14 Aug 2019 10:30

Winning finals is a quality. Just a gut feeling says that the Japanese understand that quality really well. Zooming into the stats, just confirms that the Japanese are true masters taking the gold in a final. Obviously Japan is the most successful nation and they take a lot of medals, so they also lost a few contests. Still the distribution of gold in finals is positively balanced by the Japanese. Read more

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Russia defeats Portugal in nail-biting mixed team final

26 Jun 2019 07:20

Russia needed to pull out all stops to win gold against an unfancied Portugal as the judo competition of the Minsk 2019 European Games concluded with the mixed team event. While Russia was the favourite and advanced easily to the final with wins over Turkey, Serbia and Belarus, Portugal came out of nowhere to send France to the repechage and beat the Netherlands in the semi-final. Read more

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Well deserved victory for unorthodox Daria Mezhetskaia

23 Jun 2019 00:30

In our preview we already foreseen a clash between reigning European Champion Nora Gjakova and Russian Daria Mezhetskaia. She was the one to watch in Minsk and it didn’t surprise she made to to the final but even defeated Gjakova. She wasn’t super high on the ranking list but the one on form with finals in Tel Aviv and Hohhot. Read more

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Nora Gjakova in the driver seat U57kg

20 Jun 2019 09:10

The weight class U57kg is always competitive and the European women have had various aces to try to win the major international titles but since 2009 not a single European woman was able to take a World or Olympic title. At the European Games in Minsk we will learn who is able to get close to the Japanese, Mongolian or Brazilian rivals. Read more

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7Perth3 Nov
3Tokyo1 Sep
7Tokyo27 Aug
1Minsk25 Jun
1Minsk22 Jun

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