22 May 2011

Ukrainian cadets take five gold medals in Bielsko Biała

At the second day of EJU Cadets European Cup in Bielsko Biała the best judoka represented Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany. At the second day the heavier judoka could be found on the tatami.
In the category U57kg Amelie Beune from France and Selin Gul from Turkey qualified for the final, won by Gul. Bronze medals went to Kevser Cevik from Turkey who won her fifth European Cup medal this season and Vivien Koteles from Hungary who won her third.

In the category U63kg the gold was for Diana Dzhigaros from Russia, who defeated Krisztina Polyak from Hungary. Third place was taken by Bar Pharin from Israel and Jemima Yeats-Brown from Great Britain who won her third medal this season.

In the weight U70 Stessie Bastareaud from France and Anna-Maria Wagner from Germany battled for the gold in Bielsko Biala, the capital of Podbeskidzie.
After an interesting fight Bastareaud won. Sanne Van Dijke took the bronze for The Netherlands and Brigita Matic from Croatia won bronze after she had won three European Cups previously.

In the young women heavyweight category +70kg Yelyzaveta Kalanina from Ukraine was the best. She defeated Anastasiya Turchyn also from the Ukraine. Bronze medals went to Roudelie Caroly from France and Kubra Kara from Turkey who won her fourth medal in 2011.

In the young men’s categories the U73 final was very interesting. Rustam Gerekov from Russia won his second European Cup this season after winning in Tver last month. This time Ukrainian fighter Ramaz Mutoshvili was his opponent. Bronze was for Temurbek Nuraliev from Russia and Vitalii Derevianko from Ukraine.

U81kg Izmael Nagoev and Aleksandr Petrunia qualified for the final and Petrunia was able to win his first European Cup. Ivan Grubic (CRO) and Bernard Klijnstra (NED) won bronze.

U90kg Oleksandr Chernyak of Ukraine was the best today in the final against Shalva Chocheli from Georgia. Vladimir Bolotin from Russia and Alex Olarte from France won the bronze.
In the heaviest category plus 90kg the gold medal was for Sergiy Zveryev from the Ukraine. Silver was for Vladimir Molodykh from Russia and bronze medals went to Matej Grubisa from Croatia and Alexey Sapunov from Russia.

The awards for best cadets went to: Teresa Stoll from Germany who won gold on Saturday U52kg and heavyweight Sergiy Zveryev from Ukraine.

The Ukraine also won the medal tally with five gold medals, just before Russia with four titles. France qualified for 6 finals but won three of them, one more than Turkey.