Noël van ‘t End, can not believe his luck with the world championship in judo in the category up to 90 kg. The 28-year-old Utrechter find it particularly interesting that he used the gold that took hold in the hall, and in Tokyo where Anton Geesink at the 1964 olympic title won.
“I thought about it all day along. How nice would it be if I would do the same as Anton Geesink. In the final in Tokyo for a Japanese person to beat,” said Van ‘t End on Thursday at the NIS.
Van ‘t End, won in a thrilling final with a waza-ari by Shoichiro Mukai. He was surprised to be in the semi-final, with the Serbian Nemanja Majdov, and the world by 2017, with a decorative throw in the golden score it on his back and threw it out.
The birth of Houtenaar knocked out on the way to the final battle is also still in the box, Eduard Trippel, the Austrian, Harrison Cassar, the South Korean Gwak Dong-han, and the French Axel Clerget.
“It was a tough day. The most important victory in the first round to Gwak Dong-han. I had a strong guy to win, or else I do nothing at all. This gain was caused from my feet.”
Noël van ‘t End, poses with the gold medal. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Of the End, this gives the Netherlands the first world championships for judo in ten years,
Of the End, gave the Netherlands its first world championship in judo in ten years ‘ time. Marhinde Verkerk in 2009 in Rotterdam, netherlands in the category up to 78 kilograms in the last of which, on behalf of the Netherlands, became world champion in the sport.
This tournament won’t End at all, never had a medal at a european CHAMPIONSHIP or world cup. He ended up at the end of June, when the European Games in Azerbaijan, Baku is the fifth.
His gold medal adds to the Van ‘t End, this is a list of Geesink (1961, 1965), Wim Ruska (1967, 1971), Guillaume Elmont (2005), Dennis van der Geest (2005) and Ruben Houkes (2007), who had been a world champion in the men’s.
Friday, there are chances for the gold medal for the Netherlands. Verkerk, last year’s bronze medal at the world cup) and Mark Steenhuis (last year’s silver to serve as the top favorites in the category up to 78 kilograms.
Noël van ‘t End, deliver to the Netherlands for the first world championships for judo in ten years,