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This is how the Madrijense judokas Gema and Laura Gómez Antona have consolidated their sports career during this summer – Toledo and Province News

The young women have become champions of the Junior Judo World Cup and the European Youth Olympics, respectively

Gema María Gómez Antona in her competition in Ecuador / Photography: on loan

The sisters Gema María and Laura Gómez Antona share much more than surnames: both have made judo their passion and, from what everything points to despite their youth, it will become their profession, especially considering the victories they have reaped during this summer.

While María won bronze at the 2022 Junior Judo World Championships, Laura was proclaimed European Youth Olympic Champion.

to their 20 and 18 years oldrespectively, the madridejenses They continue to carve out a niche for themselves in the world scene of judo but also in the provinces as they are one of the most important judokas in the history of Toledo.

Bronze in Ecuador

Gema María Gómez Antona received in May one of the special mentions of the 2022 Sports Awards delivered by the Toledo Provincial Council.

She got the award before proclaiming herself champion of the Judo Junior World Cup by getting the bronze medal in -48 kg. The competition was held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, last August 11.

Laura Gómez Antona in her competition in Kosov / Photography: courtesy

olympic gold

Among the victories of her sister, Laura Gómez Antona, it is worth noting that she managed to become European Youth Olympic Champion in the -52 Kg category, defeating Nikolina Nisavic, a Serbian competitor, in the final.

The European Youth Olympic Festival It was held between July 24 and 30 in the Slovakian town of Banská Bystrica.

A total of 87 Spanish athletes, between 14 and 18 years old, participated in this event in the modalities of athletics, badminton, basketball, handball, cycling, gymnastics, judo, swimming and tennis.

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