Steenhuis picks up again, silver at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in judo, Grol knokt to the bronze

Mark Steenhuis is on Monday at the european CHAMPIONSHIP in judo is not successful in the gold to get the class up to 78 kg. The 26-year-old Dutch lost in belarus Minsk in the final of the Slovenia, Klara Apotekar. Henk Grol (+ 100 kg) won bronze.

Steenhuis finished with the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2016 and 2017, in the second place. At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS last season and earned them the silver medal.

In The hoped the birth of Brabant, for the first time in her career, the European championship, but a defeat in the final against Apotekar, she must once again settle for second place. The Slovenian beat out of her by a waza-ari.

Earlier on Monday, Steenhuis in the final battle due to technical Marhinde Verkerk, who she is fighting for an olympic ticket to the Games in 2020, and to defeat them. In the semi-final, she had to just deal with Loriana Their out of the area.

Verkerk lost in the same weight class would ultimately be the battle for the bronze. The Frenchwoman Madeleine Malonga beat the Netherlands, with a grip.

Henk Grol took the bronze at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in judo in There. ()

Grol wins the battle for the bronze

Henk Grol know in the european CHAMPIONSHIPS with a medal to shut down. The dog was in the fight for bronze is too much for Lukas Krpalek. He defeated the Czech in ippon.

The Veendammer missed out on the finals due to the loss of the Georgian Guram Tushishvili. As he did earlier on Monday, however, is to beat the Serb, Zarku Culum, and of the Austrian Stephan Hegyi.

The 34-year-old, Grol, it was his eighth medal at a european CHAMPIONSHIPS for judo. In 2008, 2015, and 2016 to be crowned as a European champion.

Noel van ‘t End, unable to get the bronze to get the class to 90 kg. ()

Of the End and grabs the next coin

Noël van ‘t End in the class, and 90 kilograms, is also just outside the medals. The birth of Houtenaar had to be in the battle for bronze will be more recognized in Mammadali Mehdiyev of Azerbaijan.

The 28-year-old Van ‘t End, was in the semi-finals, achieved by of both the Slovenian David Kukovica, the French Axel Clerget and the British Frazer Chamberlain to win it. At Mehdiyev lost to the Dutch judoka, who earlier this year won gold at a Grand Slam, in Yekaterinburg, on the basis of the punishment.

The netherlands is now four medals. Sanne van Dijke won a silver medal in the category up to 70 kilograms and be ready for a little of Vermeer picked up a bronze medal in the weight category up to 63 kg. There are now medals from the matte house and the Grol with it.

With the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in judo, it makes this year, just as it was four years ago in Azerbaijan Baku, azerbaijan in the European Games. The multisportevenement lasts until the 30th of June, while the judotoernooi Tuesday, its final day, you know.

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