PROGRESS SHOWS FOR EUROPE AMONGST JUNIORS

Junior World Judo Championships 2018 Nassau

The 2018 Junior World Judo Championships at the Bahamas showed progress for Junior athletes across Europe. Although, only Russia managed to win a medal at the mixed team event, the total number of 39 individual medals were won across 21 nations.

This is not only 4 medals more than in 2017 for instance, but also 3 more nations taken medals past week in compare to previous years. Italy, for example, made a significant improvement from one bronze in 2017 to 3 gold medals in Nassau. The Netherlands added an additional medal to their return from last year. Ukraine gone from no medal to nailing a gold by superstar Bilodid. The quintet which includes Serbia, Poland, France, Croatia and Denmark also drew a new benchmark of medal expectations for the future. Unfortunately, Azerbaijan had to settle for less at the Bahamas than in Zagreb last year, however, the overall medal collections clearly shows European progress and real promises for the majority of nations across the map. Congratulations to all medallist and all effort from all EJU members.

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News

RUSSIA CLAIMS JUNIOR MIXED TEAM BRONZE

10/22/2018 | 12:54 am | in
RUSSIA CLAIMS JUNIOR MIXED TEAM BRONZE  The last and final day of the 2018 Junior World Judo Championships viewed the Mixed Team Event. Japan won against Brazil in the final. The first bronze medal match saw Kazakhstan defeating France whilst the second bronze medal match displayed a... Read more

A DOZEN EUROPEANS ON THE PODIUM

10/21/2018 | 01:19 am | in
A DOZEN EUROPEANS ON THE PODIUM The last and final day of the individual contests of the 2018 Junior World Judo Championships delivered a record number of 12 medals for this week. Although the only gold came by Gela ZAALISHVILI of Georgia, the celebration was still tremendous... Read more

FOUR OUT OF FOUR AT THE CARIBBEANS

10/20/2018 | 01:29 am | in
FOUR OUT OF FOUR AT THE CARIBBEANS The third day of the individual events in Nassau resulted an additional 10 medals for Europe. Up to now, our athletes won the total number of 27 medals at the 2018 Junior World Judo Championships. Today brought four out of four golden moments by... Read more

LOMBARDO AND CILOGLU WITH FRESH WORLD TITLES

10/19/2018 | 01:10 am | in
LOMBARDO AND CILOGLU WITH FRESH WORLD TITLES The second day of the 2018 Junior World Judo Championships saw Japan doubling on golds whilst Europe also pinched another two victories. Manuel LOMBARDO (ITA) and Bilal CILOGLU (TUR) delivered the golden moments for the continent. __img1full__... Read more

SUCCESSFUL START FOR EUROPE IN NASSAU

10/18/2018 | 08:00 am | in
SUCCESSFUL START FOR EUROPE IN NASSAU   The first day of the 2018 Junior World Judo Championships ended with Japan winning two of the four gold medals resulting an overall lead of the medal table. Europe managed to bite a piece of the cake too as the other two gold medallists were... Read more

JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 4

10/16/2018 | 03:32 am | in
JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 4 The last and final day of the individual events of the 2018 Junior World Judo Championships will accommodate the total number of 89 judoka amongst the remaining four weight divisions: -78kg, +78kg, -100kg and +100kg category. ... Read more

JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 3

10/14/2018 | 02:19 pm | in
JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 3 The third day of the individual contest at Junior World Judo Championships 2018 will host another set of four weigh classes: -63kg, -70kg, -81kg and -90kg category. On this day, the total number of 130 judoka are expected to compete. ... Read more

JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 2

10/13/2018 | 02:51 am | in
JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 2   The second day of the Junior World Judo Championships 2018 will stage the following four weight divisions: -52kg, -57kg, -66kg and -73kg category. The Imperial Ballroom will set another day of wide medal hopes for Europe.   ... Read more

JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 1

10/12/2018 | 04:06 am | in
JUNIOR WORLDS 2018 PREVIEW 1 After a successful Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires and a current Olympic Qualifying Grand Prix in Cancun, we will be following our judoka to the Bahamas where the 2018 Junior World Judo Championships will be taking place. Nearly 500 judoka... Read more

CHAMPIONNE DU MONDE: THIRD WORLD TITLE FOR AGBEGNENOU

09/23/2018 | 09:25 pm | in
CHAMPIONNE DU MONDE: THIRD WORLD TITLE FOR AGBEGNENOU The fourth day of competition was the most successful for Europe so far, not only claiming a second gold medal, but five out of the eight medals available in the -63kg and -81kg weight categories. Clarisse AGBEGNENOU (FRA) -63kg Humble... Read more

WORLD JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 FLASHBACKS

09/03/2017 | 06:10 pm | in
WORLD JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 FLASHBACKS The Suzuki World Judo Championships 2017 has officially come to an end. Japan delivered seven winning performance throughout the week. France gained two victories whilst Mongolia, Brazil, Serbia, China and Germany advanced a golden memory each.... Read more