Yewara Newa has won the European Club Cup in Abensberg. In the final the Russian team beat the strong French team of Levallois by 8-2 (77-20)
In the semi final Yewara Newa (RUS) smashed the team of Koceali (TUR) by 9-1 (87-10) and was the favourite to win the final.
In the other semi final this morning Levallois defeated hometeam TSV Abensberg (GER) by 6-4 (50-40).
The final between Yewara Newa and Levallois was very interesting with top athletes on the tatami. Levallois lined-up Olympic medallists like Benjamin Darbelet and Teddy Riner in their team. But Yewara Newa was convincing in the first leg 4-1, an defeated the French with the same result in the return match.
Strong judoka like Alim Gadanov U66, Mansur Isaev U73, World Champion Ivan Nifontov U81, world championships runner-up Kirill Denisov U90 and European Champion Tagir Khaibulaev +90 where the basis. In the next match Musa Mogushov U66, Sirazhudin Magomedov also won their matches. Only Teddy Riner (FRA) could win both his matches against Khaibulaev and Maksim Bryanov.