14/03/2016 - 5. Plads i den første EC af 2016 for junior

In this weekend the junior team participated at the Junior Europaean Cup in Coimbra, Portugal.

On Saturday we had two players in the -66kg category. Mathias Ferre went 2-2 winning his first two fights with a very good demonstration of newaza, then ended up losing his quarter-final, and repechage after. A good start for Mathias in the European Cup tournaments. Also in -66 Anders Olsen participated going 0-1 and going out of the competition early.

On Sunday, 3 players in -63kg category and one in -81kg. The days result goes to Asta Hagelskjær that placed 5th. Asta went 3-2 winning first fight with a beautiful executed ko-uchi - de-ashi combination for ippon, the lost in the quarter final to nr 1 seed, and came back in the repechage with to victories that put her on the bronze medal fight. Here Asta did a smart fight and was winning by yuko until 20 seconds to go, where a small distraction cost the Bronze medal. 5th place home and a good start for first year Junior Hagelskjær.

Also in -63 Lærke Olsen went 2-2 and Louise Hansen 1-1

In -81 Christian Hæstrup went 1-1 winning his first fight for Ippon then losing to nr 1 seed and unfortunately not coming in the repechage after.

Congrats to the whole team. Now 1 day at the training camp here in Portugal preparing for next weekends tournament in Germany ( Bremen Masters for the Boys, and Bad Blankenburg for the Girls

Best regards,

Miguel Ogando Lopes, Head Coach

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