AMBER IS GOLDEN GIRL ON OPENING DAY OF JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Junior World Judo Championships 2017

The opening day of the Junior World Championships got underway today in Zagreb, Croatia with a total of 590 competitors from 83 countries. Today saw the lightweight categories take to the tatami. But the best action was reserved for the -48kg category where former cadet and twice junior European champion Amber GERSJES (NED) was looking to add the Junior World title to her collection.



  • Podium -44 kg
    1. KUBOI, Nina (JPN)
    2. ABUZHAKYNOVA, Abiba (KAZ)
    3. PETIT, Lois (BEL)
    3. BULGAKOVA, Kristina (RUS)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza

  • Podium -55 kg
    1. PAPINASHVILI, Jaba (GEO)
    2. GURBANLI, Natig (AZE)
    3. NARBAYEV, Bauyrzhan (KAZ)
    3. LKHAGVAJAMTS, Unubold (MGL)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza

  • Podium -48 kg
    1. GERSJES, Amber (NED)
    2. MARTINEZ ABELENDA, Laura (ESP)
    3. STANGAR, Marusa (SLO)
    3. HURTADO MUNOZ, Melissa (CUB)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza

  • Podium -60 kg
    1. SUGIMOTO, Taigo (JPN)
    2. HUSEYNOV, Karamat (AZE)
    3. JAGVARALDORJ, Amarbold (MGL)
    3. KOGA, Genki (JPN)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza


  • Bronze Medallist -44 kg
    Kristina BULGAKOVA (RUS)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza
  • Silver Medallist -55 kg
    Natig GURBANLI (AZE)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza
  • Junior World Champion -55 kg
    Jaba PAPINASHVILI (GEO)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza
  • Junior World Champion -48 kg
    Amber GERSJES (NED)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza
  • Bronze Medallist -48 kg
    Marusa STANGAR (SLO)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza
  • Silver Medallist -48 kg
    Laura MARTINEZ ABELENDA (ESP)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza
  • Silver Medallist -60 kg
    Karamat HUSEYNOV (AZE)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza
  • Bronze Medallist -44 kg
    Lois PETIT (BEL)
    Photographer: Rafal Burza

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