Van ‘t Westende and Bergstra directly off at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS judo

Van ‘t Westende and Bergstra directly off at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS judo

Sam van ‘t Westende, and Margaret Bergsma, the first two Dutch people who came into action at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in judo in Budapest, already in the first round off.

Van ‘t Westende (26) was in his first match in the Hungarian capital in the class up to 73 kilograms no match against Giyosjon Boboev from Uzbekistan.

The Dutchman, had in the renewal of the party, a waza-ari to allow. By the rule of the ‘golden score’ was the fight directly after.

“There was definitely more in sat”, responded Van ‘t Westende, at the NOS. “Four minutes, I was on the pre-conceived plan held. Ensure that his thing could not do. That went well. I know that he is dangerous in the ‘take over’. In extra time, I try something and I’ll step there anyway. There I bale immensely.”


The 24-year-old Bergstra and lost in the class up to 57 kilograms after a half a minute ippon of the Portuguese Telma Monteiro.

Earlier this season, it was the judoka from Lemmer on the EK in the second round off.

“It was a tough draw. She has a bunch of medals at all levels. The assignment was to take risks, because otherwise you know you will lose. She finds the perfect time and than you lay out. That hurts”, fed CUP debutante Bergstra after her party.

The world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest Monday, started and last until Sunday.

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