SLOVENIA - 2012 EUROPEAN TAEKWON-DO ITF CHAMPIONSHIP

The 2012  European Taekwon-Do ITF Championship is right now being held in MARIBOR, Slovenia with more than 490 competitors. At total of  770 persons including Competitors, Caoches and umpires are present at the event. Please have a look at the AETF Website were you might find all the results on line http://euros2012.pztkd.lublin.pl/

Report from Euros 2012 

The 18th Junior and 27th Senior European Championships held on April 19th – 22nd, 2012 in Maribor,Slovenia is now history.

Around 770 participants representing 29 countries competed in the Sport Hall LUKNA in Maribor, Slovenia.

The championships were held on very high organizational level thanks to the hard and professional work of the Organizing Committee of the Euros 2012 lead by Mr. Tomaz Barada, President and Mr. Hasan Ibric, the Secretary General of Slovenian Taekwon-Do Association.

It was a great weekend in true martial arts spirit with friendly atmosphere outside the rings but with tough and impressive fights in the rings. 

The best junior female competitor was Tatiana Zavaryka from Russia who won two gold medals in female pattern 2nd degree and sparring up to 45 kg.

The best senior female competitor was Ekaterina Kozlachkova also from Russiawho won individual special techniques and got silver medal in sparring up to 70 kg. 

According to the rules the trophies for best individual male competitors in both age groups were not handed in as there were more than one competitor with the same number of medals. 

In the 18th Junior European Championships general classification the best three countries were:

                                                                      
     

Place

     

Country

     

Gold

     

Silver

     

Bronze

     

1.

     

Slovenia

     

6

     

0

     

3

     

2.

     

Norway

     

5

     

1

     

2

     

3.

     

Germany

     

4 (2)

     

6

     

3

The trophies in the classification for junior team divisions went to the female team from Norwayand to the male team from Poland. 

In the 27th Senior European Championships the best three countries were:

                                                                               
     

Place

     

Country

     

Gold

     

Silver

     

Bronze

     

1.

     

Poland

     

9

     

4

     

4

     

2.

     

Norway

     

4

     

1

     

4

     

3.

     

Italy

     

2

     

3

     

5

The trophies in the classification for senior team divisions went to the female and male team from Poland.

The combined medal classification of both age groups was won by Poland that overtook Norway and the host of the championship Slovenia in the main medal category.


Author: j.ferrando
Date: 2012-04-22 00:15:00
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