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Qualification to 2018 World Cup in Russia
The championship is being held in the US and is organised by the International Judo Federation
Kosovo only earned its independence from Serbia in 2008 and full recognition by the IOC in 2014. Kelmendi had previously competed for Albania in Olympic competitions, but she is now a medallist for Kosovo
International media outlets described Al-Shahaby’s behaviour as “unethical and lacking flexibility”
After two days of disappointment on the mat for Brazil, the host nation have picked up their first gold. Rafaela Silva, who grew up in Brazil’s largest favela, claimed victory in the 57kg judo division.
Kosovo only earned its independence from Serbia in 2008 and full recognition by the IOC in 2014. Kelmendi had previously competed for Albania in Olympic competitions, but she is now a medallist for Kosovo.
Darwis competed in the under-100kg division, and emerged victorious from the final match against Algeria’s Lyes Bou Yacoub
Egyptian figures stood out in above 100 kg’s division as Egypt’s Islam El-Shehaby won in second place while Ahmed Wahid won in seventh place
Darwish’s most recent victory came inthe European Judo Open 2016, held in January in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia
The Heliopolis Sporting Club (HSC) judo players achieved first place in the Tahya Masr Championship in the Armed Forces Club for judo players born in 2005 or 2006. HSC’s Nada Karim Akram won the gold medal for the 31kg girls’ division, Seif Sherif Abdel-Azim won in second place for the 27 kg’s for the boys’ …
Egyptian 27-year-old judo champion Ramadan Darwish is preparing to travel to Cuba’s capital, Havana, to participate in the Judo Grand Prix Havana 2016, to be held this January on the 22nd and will last for three days. The Egyptian Federation for Judo, presided over by Sameh Mobasher, hopes that Darwish will set new records in …