5 June 2022

ANOTHER JAPANESE SUCCESS STORY

Graz Junior European Cup 2022

ANOTHER JAPANESE SUCCESS STORY

The medal table of the Graz Junior European Cup 2022 was easily won by team JAPAN. 15 athletes delivered a total of 11 medals, including 8 gold medals.

The Austrian hosts were truly happy about the tournament debut in Graz, their first international event since the Austrian Open in Oberwart in February 2020. “We could not have dreamed of a better participation, both quality and quantity wise”, emphasized Austrian Judo Federation president and EJU General Secretary Martin Poiger. “The feedback of the participating nations was great – the 37 nations should all be back next year. The sports hall in Graz fits perfectly for Judo.”

On the first competition day only Japan and Kazakhstan took European Cup titles in Graz, on Sunday day six more nations could clinch a title, a total of 18 nations won medals.

The highlights of Sunday included:


© Oliver Sellner

Author: EJU Media