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JudoInside – News – Messaoud Dris takes gold for Algeria in Oran

The second day of the Mediterranean Games in Oran the African athletes performed really well. There were a lot of surprises in Algeria and a gold medal for the host country created by Messaoud Dris. In his class U73kg Dris (ALG) eliminated Cullhaj (ALB) and then Bayan (SYR) and in the semi-final won in golden …

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JudoInside – News – Who will follow up judo’s Diamonds in Porec?

Porec is a familiar town when it comes to hosting Europe’s youth. From 23 June the top class European talents will be fighting for the Cadet European titles. Porec continues a good tradition and was able to organize European Championships for judoka’s U20 years in 2012 and 2020, combined with the European U23 Championships in …

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Tonbridge’s Jemima Yeats-Brown says judo medal from Commonwealth Games will be perfect tonic as sister Jenny fights brain tumor

Tonbridge judoka Jemima Yeats-Brown is no stranger to a grapple, but her sister’s battle with cancer is the fight fueling her quest for a second Commonwealth Games medal. Yeats-Brown and her family got the devastating news in October that elder sister Jenny, 28, had been diagnosed with a brain tumor for which she started chemotherapy …

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JudoInside – News – Waldemar Legien, Poland’s first judo superstar

Many people have heard of Pawel Nastula, Poland’s Olympic Champion, double World Champion and MMA star. But before Nastula there was another, arguably greater, superstar from Poland named Waldemar Legien, who was double Olympic Champion. Legien was not a flashy player with big techniques but he had a very sharp drop seoi-nage and great tactical …

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