14 February 2016

UNSEEDED AND UNFANCIED KOKAURI UPSETS SEEDS IN OBERWART

UNSEEDED AND UNFANCIED KOKAURI UPSETS SEEDS IN OBERWART

Gold medalis -100kg: MAHJOUB, Javad (IRI)

“At the moment I am not qualified for the games but these 100 points bring me to a good position. This tournament was so important for me.”

“The final was really close because we know each other very well. One year ago at the OTC in Sotchi we trained together very often and now we are also friends.”

-100 kg

1. MAHJOUB, Javad (IRI)

2. OMAROV, Arsen (RUS)

3. ARMENTEROS, Jose (CUB)

3. D ARCO, Vincenzo (ITA)

Gold medalist +100kg: KOKAURI, Ushangi (AZE)

“I am very happy because I trained a lot and my preparation was perfect. Two years ago I was silver medalist at the U23 European Championships but to win gold is really special and makes me proud.”

+100 kg

1. KOKAURI, Ushangi (AZE)

2. KAMBIEV, Aslan (RUS)

3. EL SHEHABY, Islam (EGY)

3. JABALLAH, Faicel (TUN)

Gold medalist -90kg: VER, Gabor (HUN)

“This is the first European Open medal for me and this makes me happy. I was fully focused. I know that in my weight class is Toth Kristzian but I continue to train hard and my aim is Tokyo 2020.”

-90 kg

1. VER, Gabor (HUN)

2. KUCZERA, Piotr (POL)

3. CAMILO, Tiago (BRA)

3. CIECHOMSKI, Patryk (POL)

Gold medalist -81kg: OTGONBAATAR, Uuganbaatar (MGL)

“It was good that I could show today that I am the number one in Mongolia. These points also help me toward a better seeding in Rio.”

-81 kg

1. OTGONBAATAR, Uuganbaatar (MGL)

2. NYAMSUREN, Dagvasuren (MGL)

3. MOLLAEI, Saeid (IRI)

3. SEMENOV, Stanislav (RUS)