On the weekend of March 4th and 5th, the judo state championships for the age groups U16, U18, U21 and the general class as well as for the veteran classes Ü30, Ü40 and Ü50 took place in Gallneukirchen.
GALLNEUKIRCHEN. Fighters from the Union Dynamic One judo club with training locations in Feldkirchen, Hartkirchen, Eferding and Scharten took part. In the junior class U16, Alina Schatzl from Feldkirch won the state championship title with two victories. In the U18s, Jonas Nobis (Feldkirchen) was even crowned a class higher as state champion and Rafael Wein (Feldkirchen) won the vice state champion title in his weight class in four fights.
Medal rain for the region
The veteran Heinrich Mayrhofer from St. Martin/Mühlkreis was also unbeatable this weekend in the over 50 age group and, like last year, was able to secure the state championship title with three victories. Lilian Hutterer from Hartkirchen won each of her four fights in the general class within two minutes of total fighting time and thus again won the state championship title. Aschacherin Leandra Tawadrous won a bronze medal.
In addition, Julian Nobis (Feldkirchen), Daniel Schimpf (Scharten) and Matthys Van Weert (Linz and Feldkirchen) took 3rd place in their U16 classes and Martin Doppelhammer (Feldkirchen) took 3rd place in the 30+ age group.