Spain’s Toro Soler shines at the Junior European Cup in Portugal

Another edition of the Coimbra Junior European Cup is over and as always this weekend was filled with excellent and exciting contests!

On this second and last day of competition the spotlights goes to the spanish Ariane TORO SOLER, with an impressive performance during the whole day.

In the last edition of Coimbra Junior European Championship she collected the bronze medal but this year she came for more and she claimed the gold medal in the U52kg category winning all the fights by Ippon. In the final and in just 45 seconds of contest she overcame the italian Giulia CARNA who was silver medallist at the World Junior Championship, with a strong ko-uchi-makikomi.

TORO SOLER has judo in her genes, her mother and father are both her coaches, and today she had her mother by her side who helped her to achieve today’s gold.

In the Top 3 of the medals table Italy took the top spot, winning 4 gold, 5 silver, and 8 bronze, followed by the Netherlands with 3 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze, and Spain with 2 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze.

At the organizational level Portugal doesn’t stop, next weekend will host the EJU Refereeing & Coaching Seminar 2022 which will take place in the Portuguese capital: Lisbon.


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