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FORMER OLYMPIC JUDO CHAMPION WILLEM RUSKA PASSES AWAY

2015/02/16 | 10:15 am in EJU The European Judo Family is sad to announce the loss of one of our heroes and judo legends Willem Ruska from the Netherlands. Ruska won the first of his seven European Championship gold medals...
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GRAF WIN SPARKS SECOND CELEBRATION FOR AUSTRIANS IN OBERWART

2015/02/15 | 04:22 pm in EJU Bernadette Graf AUT battled her way through a strong field to take top spot on the podium in the -70kg category on day two of the European Open in Oberwart. In exactly the same way that team mate...
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UKRAINE ON THE TOP OF MEDAL TALLY IN ZAGREB, GOLD FOR CROATIA

2015/02/14 | 08:15 pm in EJU First day of the European Cadet Judo Cup in Zagreb started well for the home fans. Member of the golden team from Bucharest, Tihea Topolovec won the U52kg division. In only 23-seconds of fight,...
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COLD FAILS TO HALT UNTERWURZACHER’S MARCH TO TOP SPOT

2015/02/14 | 07:52 pm in EJU Katrin Unterwurzacher AUT managed with some degree of command over the opposition to mask not only the pressure of being home favourite and number one seed, but also the fact that she was unwell...
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EUROPEAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS GLASGOW 2015 CANCELLED

2015/02/14 | 11:31 am in EJU The European Judo Union has come to the realisation that the British Judo Association does not fit the EJU criteria to host the EJU flagship event. The BJA had entered into a sponsorship...
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OBERWART AND ROME FOR MORE RANKING POINTS

2015/02/11 | 12:11 pm in EJU The European tour carries on as our atletes are travelling from one city to another to continue the battle for crucial qualification points. The upcoming weekend Oberwart (AUT) will accommodate...
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ZAGREB READY TO HOST 10TH EDITION OF EUROPEAN CUP FOR CADETS

2015/02/10 | 01:30 pm in EJU The event which started back in 2006. it was only "local" tournament, but in the last nine years European Cup in Zagreb significantly outperfomed among other competitions. For instance last year...
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KORREL MAKING ALL THE RIGHT MOVES

2015/02/08 | 06:16 pm in EJU Changing weight categories can at times involve a whole host of difficulties for any fighter. Michael Korrel NED appears to have got the timing of his move from -90kg to -100kg just right. In his...
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HOME WIN FOR ILIEVA MEETS ALL EXPECTATIONS

2015/02/07 | 10:43 pm in EJU The opening day of the European Open in Sofia saw 250 judoka take to the tatami, with 202 more due to take part on day two. So today’s winning performance in the -57kg for Bulgarian Ivelina...
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RETURNERS TO TAKE THE STAGE IN SOFIA

2015/02/04 | 01:54 pm in EJU The first European Judo Open 2015 will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on the upcoming weekend, 7th - 8th of February. Players will not only be aiming to gain important qualification points but...
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