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Nifontov (RUS) and Ribout (FRA) European best judoka

2009/12/31 | 02:02 am in EJU Ivan Nifontov (RUS) and Morgane Ribout (FRA) have won the honour to become EJU Best Judoka of the year. Both judoka were chosen by the EJU Sports Commission because of their fantastic year based...
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Today in the history: 30 December

2009/12/30 | 09:39 am in EJU Jozef Krnac (SLV) was one of the European sensations of the Athens Olympic Games. The Slovakian celebrates his birthday today and can look back to a great 2004. In the Olympic final U66 he lost to...
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Today in the history: 29 December

2009/12/29 | 08:28 am in EJU Yvonne Boenisch celebrates her birthday. Boenisch was responsible for a surprising upset in women's judo. Boenisch of Germany beat North Korea's Kye Sun Hui in the final of the women's...
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Today in the history: 28 December

2009/12/28 | 08:21 am in EJU Kaori Yamaguchi celebrates her birthday. Yamaguchi became world champion in 1984 in Vienna beating Edith Hrovat on home soil. Yamaguchi later became Japan’s National Women's Team Coach. In...
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Today in the history: 27 December

2009/12/27 | 11:21 am in EJU At the Russian Championships today in 1992 Khasei Bisultanov, better known as Huseyin Ozkan wins U60kg title. Bisultanov later moved to Turkey and won the Olympic title in 2000 At the Sydney...
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Today in the history: 26 December

2009/12/26 | 12:34 pm in EJU Former Olympic Champion Shota Khabarelli celebrates his birthday. Khabarelli won the Olympic final of 1980 under 78 kilograms of Juan Ferrer La Hera from Cuba. After his gold medals Khabarelli won...
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Today in the history: 25 December

2009/12/25 | 01:00 am in EJU Today Volodymyr Soroka (UKR) celebrates his birthday at Christmas day. The European Champion had a great season. You would think that there aren't any judo events at Christmas day, but last...
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Today in the history: 24 December

2009/12/24 | 12:37 am in EJU Frédéric Demontfaucon celebrates his birthday. The former world champion of 2001 always fights an interesting battle with Dutchman Mark Huizinga, both from 1973. Huizinga became Olympic champion...
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Today in the history: 23 December

2009/12/23 | 12:17 am in EJU Yuko Emoto celebrates her birthday. Emoto, proclaiming that "God is on my side," took Japan's first judo gold at the Atlanta Olympic Games while a shattered Japanese men's champion choked back...
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Today in the history: 22 December

2009/12/22 | 09:24 am in EJU Today in 1936 Akio Kaminaga (JPN) was born. He was the opponent of Anton Geesink in the remarkable Olympic final of 1964. Today in 1991 Stéphane Traineau won one of his 12 French titles. Also...
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