Independent Balkan News Agency

Judo fighter from Kosovo wins another golden medal

Judo fighter from Kosovo wins another golden medal
Pristina, 8 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

Judo fighter from Kosovo, Majlinda Kelmendi has won another golden medal in the finals of the tournament ‘Grand Slam’ in Paris, by defeating her rival from Romania, Andrea Chitu in the 52 kg category.

Driton Kuka, Majlinda’s coach, considered this victory as a great achievement for Kosovo.

“Golden once again. Majlinda shakes Paris and prevails in the final within 30 seconds”, Kuka said.

Majlinda’s victory was hailed and welcomed by many sportsmen and politicians.

Kosovo’s Foreign Minister, Hashim Thaci declared that “there’s nothing better than start the independence day celebrations with Majlinda’s victory. She had no match in the Judo Grand Slam in Paris and this makes us all proud”. /ibna/

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