Ukraine judo team arrives on Monday, April 24, in the terminal D (public arrival area) of international airport "Borispol" at 8.30 flight PS 804 from the Warsaw (Poland).
The European championship in judo hosted on the mat "Torwar Arena" in Warsaw (Poland) from April 20 till April 23. The strongest judokas of the continent played 8 sets of medals in men and women in the individual championship. Also there was determined the best team of the Old continent.
The Ukrainian judo team included 9 men and 5 women.
men: 66 kg - Georgii Zantaraia, Bogdan Iadov
73 g - Serhiy Drebot, Artem Khomula
81 kg - Sergii Krivchach
90 kg- Quedjau Nhabali
100 kg- Oleksandr Romanyuk
+100 kg - Iakiv Khammo, Stanislav Bondarenko Women: 48 kg - Daria Bilodid, Marina Chernyak
78 kg - Anastasiya Turchyn
+ 78 kg - Svitlana Iaromka, Yelyzaveta Kalanina
The most titled in our team among men is Georgii Zantaraia 2009 world champion, winner of four world championships, European champion in 2011). Exactly this Championship allowed Zantaraia to become European champion again in his career. He became the best in the weight category up to 66 kg, winning all five fights.
Judo Championship brought together 360 participants from 41 countries. Ukrainian team entered the three best teams in Europe with two gold and one silver medal.