POTSDAM- On November 17 and 18, the European U23 Championship took place in Potsdam, Germany. Seven judokas defended the Belgian tricolor. Jarne Duyck took silver, three judokas finished in seventh place.
Below is an overview of the matches.
Jente Verstraeten (-48kg/ Royal Inter Gembloux Wavre/JWB) – 7th Place
Alessia Corrao (-63kg/RJC Visé/JWB) – 7th Place
Gabrielle Bouvier (+78kg/JC Sambreville/JWB)
Olivier Naert (-60kg/Yama-Arashi JC Bavikhove)
Round 1: Bye
Round 2: Defeat vs. Rastko Andjelovic (SRB)
Zelemkhan Batchaev (-73kg/Judoteam Alen) – 7th Place
Mouhammad Gazaloev (-73kg/JC Bastogne)
Jarne Duyck (-81kg/JC Kawaishi Ingelmunster) – Silver
Round 1: Victory vs. Daniel Pochop (CZE)
Round 2: Victory vs. Vadym Leontiev (UKR)
Quarter-Final: Victory vs. Bern Fasching (AUT)
Semi-Final: Victory vs. Eetu Ihanamaki (FIN)
Final: Defeat vs. Zaur Dvalashvili (GEO)