The European Judo championship started on Friday and opened with Gefen Primo successful a bronze medal. The Israeli crew continued to safe victories on the second day of the competitors with Tohar Butbul (below 73 kg weight class) taking a silver medal and Sagi Muki (below 83 kg weight class) successful the comfort bracket and taking house a bronze medal.
Expectations have been excessive as Sagi Muki
had already gained two European championships in 2015 and in 2018, and he was one of many high contenders to win the Olympic Video games in Tokyo this 12 months. However in February’s Grand Slam, held in Tel-Aviv
, Muki was eradicated within the first spherical. Comparatively, he did properly on this competitors, defeating the Icelander Ernie Lund, and ,following that, he had a troublesome match towards the Austrian Shmil Borashvili.
Within the semi-final match, Muki confronted off towards the Portuguese Anri Agotidza. They each took two penalties after a bit over two minutes, although Muki misplaced in the long run and was positioned within the comfort bracket, the place he confronted off towards the Russian Aslan Lapinagov, after which towards the Hungarian Ibailo Ivonov to win the bronze medal.
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