Director of the Russian Judo Federation Denisov: the task at the European Team Championship is to win
MOSCOW, 25 Nov – Oleg Bogatov. The Russian national team at the upcoming European team championship in Ufa is aiming only for first place, but the competition will be very high, said Kirill Denisov, sports director of the Russian Judo Federation (FDR).
The tournament with the participation of 16 national teams will be held in Ufa on November 28. Each team consists of three men and three women.
“Our team has only one task – to win,” Denisov said. “Of course, we want to show good judo and win, especially at home, in Russia. I think that our main competitors will be the national teams of Georgia, Holland, France and Germany. . But all the opponents are very strong. “
Daria Kurbonmamadova (Mezhetskaya), Anastasia Konkina (both – weight category up to 57 kilograms), Alena Prokopenko, Dina Gizatulina (both – up to 70 kg), Anna Gushchina, Daria Vladimirova (both – over 70 kg), Denis Yartsev , Makhmadbek Makhmadbekov (both – up to 73 kg), Khusen Khalmurzaev, David Oganisyan (both – up to 90 kg), Tamerlan Bashaev, Inal Tasoev (both – over 90 kg).