Klara Apotekar Judoka

Klara Apotekar

Klara Apotekar

  • Country:Slovenia
  • Born:2 August 1997 (22 years)
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Slovenian judoka Klara Apotekar opened 2019 with a victory at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv. She captured European Games gold in Minsk. Klara won the Grand Slam in Abu DHabi in 2019. 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 various medals in the IJF World Tour such as bronze at the Grand
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Slovenia cheers for one single European title for Klara Apotekar

16 Sep 2017 20:15

Four countries each captured three gold medals this weekend at the Junior European Championships in Maribor. Russia, however, was the best with nine medals in total. Azerbaijan, which won two titles on Friday and one on Saturday, ruled in the men’s division. The Netherlands was the best country among the junior women of Europe. Read more

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European Judo Championships Preview U78kg: Steenhuis and Tcheumeo poised to win

19 Apr 2017 11:10

Since March this year Dutch woman Guusje Steenhuis is the world’s number one in the IJF Ranking. She gained many points in the Grand Slams and added valuable points in Paris and Baku this year. Who is her main rival? It could be any of the seeded players. Read more

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Mami Umeki justifies red World Champion backpatch after barren spell

26 Feb 2017 17:30

World champion Umeki Mami of Japan won her first international gold medal since claiming world gold in 2015 as her red backpatch reserved only for world winners finally looks fitting for the young judoka. French former Baku Grand Slam winner Madeleine Malonga, a two-time Grand Prix winner, was unable to capture a third title despite leading with a waza-ari from an uchi-mata. Umeki, 22, defeated Malonga, 23, on the ground as she held down the Frenchwoman with a yoko-shiho-gatame hold to win her first Grand Prix gold medal. Read more

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Rika Takayama books biggest career title in Tyumen

17 Jul 2016 17:55

In the final U78kg of the Grand Slam of Tyumen Takayama Rika of Japan defeated Klara Apotekar of Slovenia with a routine win to capture U78kg gold. Apotekar is Junior World Championships silver medallist and the younger sister of former world silver medallist Ana Velensek. Read more

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Canadians test Olympic form in Celje

12 Jun 2016 16:00

Seven winning nations on the second day of the European Cup in Celje was a complete opposite of day 1. Canada was one of the winners but the three medals in total indicated that some work has to be done before some of them are sent off to Rio. Celje is always a useful stepping stone. Read more

Result City Date
1Abu Dhabi26 Oct
1Wuhan20 Oct
5Tokyo30 Aug
5Zagreb26 Jul
1Minsk24 Jun

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