11 April 2011

Junior European Cup Iliadis Cup

Junior European Cup Iliadis Cup

Last weekend the Junior European Cup “Iliadis Cup” was held in Moudania in Greece, approximately 40 km from Thessaloniki in the North of Greece. Sun and sea, good spirits are the natural components that coexist with the Sports Event where 260 judoka represented 18 countries in the “Iliadis Cup”.

Delegations of the following 18 countries were hosted by the organisers of the Sports Event: Italy, Germany, Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Poland, San Marino ,South Africa, Belgium, Serbia, Turkmenistan, Czech Republic, Cyprus and Greece.

It was a great chance for the young Greek judokas to try themselves and gain experiences.

Azoidis Georgios won the gold medal in category -66kg and Lymperopoulou Vasiliki in category U78 kg of female category also won the gold medal. Six Bronze medals were collected by Greek judoka.
The National team of Georgia took the lead in the number of medals: Four gold medals (U55kg, U81kg, U90kg, +100kg), one silver and six bronze medals. The total number of medals: 11.

Germany in totally gathered 14 medals; 3 gold medals (U100kg, U57kg, U63kg), 5 silver medals and 6 bronze medals. The third place belongs to Croatia.: 2 gold medals (U60 kg,-U70 kg, 2 silver and two bronze medals. In total twelve countries won medals.

After the tournament the EJU training camp followed where more than two hundred athletes took part.

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