27 July 2022

EYOF 2022 in Banská Bystrica: 5th en 7th place for Belgians

The 16th edition of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) took place from 24 to 30 July in the Slovakian city of Banská Bystrica. Eleven sports were on the program: artistic gymnastics, athletics, badminton, basketball, cycling, handball, judo, swimming, tennis, triathlon, and volleyball. For Belgium, three judokas took part in this edition of the EYOF.

Victoria Sibille (-48KG/IGW/FFBJ) – 7th place

Round 1: win vs. Martina Sekova (SVK)
Round 2: loss vs. Konul Aliyeva (AZE)
Repechage Round 1: bye
Repechage Round 2: loss vs. Helen Habib (GER)

Lola Fache (-52kg/ Royal Kanido Herseaux/FFBJ)

Round 1: bye
Round 2: win vs. Rea Pusnik (SLO)
Quarter final: loss vs. Laura Gomez Antona (ESP)
Repechage Round 2: loss vs. Seyma Yildirin (TUR)

Ray Marinx (-66kg/JC Koksijde/JV) – 5th place

Round 1: win vs. Jan Moravik (CZE)
Round 2: win vs. Samuel Hager (SVK)
Quarter final: loss vs. Eltaj Yusifli (AZE)
Repechage Round 2: win vs. Ciro De Luca (ITA)
Repechage Round 3: win vs. Krystian Liwocha (GER)
Bronze Medal: loss vs. Tornike Mosiashvili (GEO)


Franklin Pereira Reyes (JV)
Nicole Flagothier (FFBJ)