9 October 2023

WC JUN in Odivelas: bronze for Gazaloev

ODIVELAS - From October 4 to 8, the World Judo Junior Championships took place in the Portuguese city of Odivelas. Seven judokas defended the Belgian tricolor there. Mouhammad Gazaloev won the bronze medal. The other judokas were eliminated in the preliminary round. Below, we briefly review their matches. You can watch them again via the hyperlinks if you are subscribed to JudoTV.

Match Day 04.10.2023

Victoria Sibille (-48kg/ RIGW/JWB)

Round 1: Victory vs. Wan Yee Lau (HKG)
Round 2: Defeat vs. Giulia Ghiglione (ITA)

Emile Merdin (-60kg/JC Kawaishi Ingelmunster/JV)

Round 1: Victory vs. Lewis Fryer (GBR)
Round 2: Defeat vs. Youssry Samy (EGY)

Olivier Naert (-60kg/Yama-Arashi JC Bavikhove/JV)

Round 1: Defeat vs. Bence Farkas (HUN)

Match Day 05.10.2023

Luna Verfaillie (-57kg/JS Asahi)

Round 1: Bye
Round 2: Defeat vs. Verena Hiden (AUT)

Mouhammad Gazaloev (-73kg/JC Bastogne/JWB) – BRONZE

Round 1: Victory vs. Artak Torosyan (ARM)
Round 2: Victory vs. Ferney Ruiz Mesa (COL)
Round 3: Victory vs Vincenzo Pelligra (ITA)
Quarter-Final: Defeat vs. Jack Yonezuka (USA)
Repechage: Victory vs. Ioan Dzitac (ROU)
Bronze: Victory vs. Adilet Almat (KAZ)

Match Day 06.10.2023

Noah Christiaens (-81kg/Jitsu-Kwai Hamme/JV)

Round 1: Bye
Round 2: Defeat vs. Zhalgas Kairolla (KAZ)

Remi Decorte (-81kg/Jokohazam/JV)

Round 1: Defeat vs. Erzhan Kanatbekov (KGZ)

The judokas were coached by coaches Dirk Van Tichelt (JV) and Miguel Toril Garcia (JWB). Dirk Van Tichelt (JV) en Miguel Toril Garcia (JWB).