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Rain of medals for Austria’s judokas at the military world championships

by archysport

Austria continues to clear at the Military World Cup in Brétigny-sur-Orge (FRA): After Lukas Reiter’s surprise victory on Saturday (class up to 73 kilograms), Olympic silver medalist and rider club colleague Michaela Polleres (-70 / JC Wimpassing / Lower Austria) the gold medal. The 24-year-old prevailed against the Pole Eliza Wroblewska with Ippon in the final.

The supposed main opponent, local hero Margaux Pinot, team Olympic champion, two-time ex-European champion and number 6 in the world rankings one place before Polleres, had to be content with bronze. After the individual competitions, the Austrian delegation holds a total of 6 medals – 2x gold, 1x silver and 3x bronze. The team competition is still on the program on Tuesday.

Carefully to the title

“Actually, I would have expected Margaux in the final. I was then very happy that she had to make the hoping round. Nevertheless, I was really nervous before the gold fight. In the first few fights I had a tough time. If you are your opponents you have to be extra careful. I fought extremely cautious and cautious. The final was actually very easy. I was able to set the grip well and was in control throughout the fight. I am absolutely satisfied with my performance. After the World Cup and Olympia now the third medal, the first in gold. I’m really happy, “beamed the Lower Austrian.

“A more than deserved title win, Michaela lived up to her role as a favorite one hundred percent, she fought very focused and confidently,” emphasized ÖJV coach Klaus-Peter Stollberg.

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