Spectacular ECCO Judo Hero Challenge in Tyumen

At the 15th of December one of the top athletes, Musa Mogushkov, will face best judoka at his home arena Tyumen-Judo in Tyumen, Russia. Mogushkov was one of the most expected medallists at London Olympics and his failure was a real strike for himself and most of Russian judo fans. He was really knocked out with his misfortune. But the ability to stand up after a big hit defines a real judo superstar among others.

 

The Ecco Judo Hero Challenge will be a real challenge for Mogushkov.

The line-up who will undertake his challenge:

Lasha Shavdatuashvili of Georgia: 2012 Olympic Champion

Miklos Ungvari of Hungary: Silver medallist of the London Olympic Games

Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar of Mongolia:  former World champion in this category

Sugoi Uriarte of Spain: silver medallist of the 2009 world championship and 2010 European Champion

Tarlan Karimov of Azerbaijan: 2011 European silver medallist

Rok Draksic of Slovenia: 2012 European championship bronze medallist

Sergey Lim of Kazakhstan: 2012 Asian champion

 

Musa Mogushkov was bronze medallist of the 2011 World Championships and until June 2012 the Leader in the World Ranking U66kg.

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Prize money of 60,000 euro

In a new Olympic cycle these judoka will start all over again. Ecco company supported the initiative of the European Judo Union and awarded a magnificent prize money.

  • The winner will receive a pay check of 30,000 euro
  • The silver medallist will earn 20,000 euro
  • The winner of the bronze fight will receive 10,000 euro

The skill of participants allow to expect spectacular judo in snowy Siberia at 15 December. You can watch a LIVE broadcast at the EJU website.

 

Expect the best at the Ecco Judo Hero Challenge live from Tyumen!

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