Judo Golden day for France at home European Championships
France struck gold 3 times about the next day of the European Judo Championships on home soil in Montpellier.
Six-time world champion Teddy Riner once outlined his position as the very best ever heavyweight judoka.
When in a repeat of last year’s last he beat Georgia’s Adam Okruashvili he said his fourth European title.
Within the men’s under 100kg class Lukas Krpalek of Czech Republic defended the title he won in Budapest this past year.
The 23-year-old was sent completely by Elmar Gasimov of Azerbaijan before scoring a knockout ippon only moments prior to the fight ended.
2012 European champion Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia cleaned off the disappointment of losing his crown in last years closing to jump back towards the top of the podium inside the under 90kg category.
He won gold when he put opposition Kirill Vorprosov of Russia for yuko.
The French contingent enjoyed a clean sweep of both women’s games available about the final day of the person competition.
Emilie Andeol edged out Larisa Ceric of Bosnia and Herzegovina by virtue of fewer penalties to claim her first European title within the women’s over 78kg category.
France’s third gold from five activities about the evening visited 24-year-old Audrey Tcheumeo.
The bronze medallist in the 2012 London Olympics secured the women’s under 78kg title by beating Marhinde Verkerk of the Netherlands.