Injured Van ‘t End it should finish by world cup judo convert
Noël van ‘t End, forced to a line set by the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in judo, which is Saturday, will start in Budapest. The 26-year-old Dutchman is struggling with a shoulder injury.
Van ‘t End last week in a fall in training, the tip of his shoulder torn, reports the judobond Wednesday. The Utrechter will take two to three months to recover
“It is unbelievable acid that I next week not the mat can”, reacts Van ‘t End. “I am back on my old level and had a very good feeling about this world cup.”
Van ‘t End would come in the class up to 90 kilograms. He picked up in may and bronze at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg.
The world cup-judo begin on 28 August with the lightest weight classes, and end on september 3 with the landenwedstrijden.
Head coach Maarten Arens hopes, with his team two medals. “That is the last three major tournaments was not successful”, that he meant on the Play of Rio and the previous two world cup’s where Orange always was one bronze medal.
After the loss of Van ‘t End is the Dutch squad for the world cup from five male and six female athletes.
To the world’s final battle take about 800 judoka’s part. They are from 130 different countries and have 56 medals to distribute.
WK-selection of the Netherlands: Margriet Bergstra (-57 kg), Sanne van Dijke, Kim Polling (-70 kg), Guusje Steenhuis, Marhinde Verkerk (-78 kg), Tessie Savelkouls (+78 kg), Sam van ‘t Westende (-73 kg), Frank White (-81 kg), Henk Grol, Michael Grain (-100 kg), Roy Meyer (+100 kg).