Klara Apotekar Judoka

Klara Apotekar

Klara Apotekar

  • Country:Slovenia
  • Born:2 August 1997 (22 years)
  • Popularity
Slovenian judoka Klara Apotekar opened 2019 with a victory at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv. She captured European Games gold in Minsk. She became European Junior champion in 2017 in Maribor. She won silver at the 2015 World Junior Championships and she took silver at the Grand Slam in Tyumen in 2016. Apotekar won a European U23 silver medal in 2014. Half-sister of Ana Velensek. She took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tunis in 2018 and bronze at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2018 and 2019.
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Malonga seals France’s third gold medal in as many days

30 Aug 2019 17:15

Madeleine Malonga is the new World Champion U78kg. In the Budokan in Tokyo the French woman defeated defending world champion Hamada Shori of Japan who conceded her world crown to Malonga. The French team now captured three gold medal. Malonga followed the success of her teammates Clarisse Agbegnenou (U63kg) and Marie Eve Gahie (U70kg) who won gold on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. 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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Klara Apotekar continues Slovenian golden streak

24 Jun 2019 17:20

You just cannot believe it, Guusje Steenhuis cannot believe it but Guusje Steenhuis lost her third European Championships final away. Slovenian Klara Apotekar was the one who snatched this European Games title. Apotekar was the winner of a pool with Natalie Powell and Bernadette Graf and both were more favourite on paper, but Apotekar steadily grew to this level for a long period and the differences are small. Read more

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Lots of surprises U90kg at day three in Minsk

24 Jun 2019 14:25

What an amazing battle field in the category U90kg where World Champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili lost too early against Swiss Ciril Grossklaus. It was just one of those surprises. 2017 European Champion Aleksandar Kukolj lost to Mikail Ozerler, the world’s runner up of 2017 who reached the final. Another Serbian Nemanja Majdov, 2017 World Champion, lost to Frazer Chamberlain (GBR) where Dutchman Noël van ‘t End won this pool and defeated Axel Clerget on the road. Read more

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Dutch women defend European Games title

21 Jun 2019 17:45

The Netherlands won three gold medals at the first European Games edition in 2015 in Baku. Marhinde Verkerk was the winner U78kg. The Dutch have always had a strong line-up in this class and since that period Guusje Steenhuis took over the lead in this division. The former World number one faced some injuries but seems back in time for a good campaign in the road to Tokyo with stepping stones in Minsk, Tokyo, Prague in 2020. Read more

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Result City Date
1Wuhan20 Oct
5Tokyo30 Aug
5Zagreb26 Jul
1Minsk24 Jun
5Baku12 May

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