1/02/2015 - 5. plads til Frederik ved Belgium Open

5th place for Frederik in -100kg.
The day started very good with Frederik winning 3 fights all by ippon to reach the quarter final, here he had to face Italian Di Guida reigning European champion in the U23. Fight went according to plan, and after 3minutes Frederik produces a fantastic Ouchi-gari for ippon that took a lot of applauses from the big crowd.
And so he was in the semi-final, here he would fight against the 2nd place at the world championships from Chelyabinsk, Armenteros from Cuba. A very intense fight where Frederik after 3min throws Armenteros for Yuko and gets in front of the match. But a small distraction dictated the end of the fight with Frederik losing the fight.
In the bronze fight and after 5 fights, Frederik could not overcome his opponent. So we comes home with a 5th place and a good warm up competition to prepare the tough calendar waiting in February, Matsumae,Grand Prix Dusseldorf and European Open in Poland. Unfortunately the other two fighters could not overcome their first fights, being eliminated early from the competition. Best to all, hard work continues.

Miguel Ogando Lopes Head Coach

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