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Fr, 16. Jul. 2021

Judo | With Simon Krause, the Basel area has a young hope in judo

The 15-year-old Simon Krause from Judo Sport Liestal from Waldenburg has big, but also realistic dreams. What is it like as a young talent between school, training and tournaments?

Luana Güntert

Focused, concentrated, motivated. These adjectives describe the attitude of the judoka Simon Krause, who trains in the dojo of Judosport Liestal in Füllinsdorf. In the U18 –45 kg category, the 15-year-old from Waldenburg is currently the second best Swiss athlete. Simon Krause started judo in kindergarten and has been training at Judo Sport Liestal for over ten years. When asked how he got into judo, Simon replies: «My mother wanted me to learn how to fall properly without having to …

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