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Majlinda Kelmendi wins the European judo championship

Majlinda Kelmendi wins the European judo championship
Pristina, 22 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

Kosovo judo fighter, Majlinda Kelmendi has been announced European judo champion, after defeating in the final the French judo fighter, Priscilla Gnetto.

In the European Championship which was held in Kazan, Russia, Kelmendi managed to win three fights in order to receive the golden medal.

Kelmendi has previously won the European championship in 2014 in France.

The new European judo champion says that she has felt very well that following a year with many injuries, she came back as a winner.

Judo fighter Nora Gjakova has managed to win the bronze medal in the European Judo Championship held in Kazan.

Gjakova defeated the British judo fighter, Smythe Davis to win the bronze medal in the 57 kg category.  /balkaneu.com/

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