Telma Monteiro sagra-champion of Europe of Judo!
Telma Monteiro won, This Friday, the European Championship of Judo, in the category of least 57 pounds. After draw in extra time of the final points with England's Sarah Clark, the victory was attributed by the referees to the Portuguese athlete!
Telma Monteiro won European champion judo today in -57 kg, by winning in the finals of the Europeans who are held in Tbilisi, in Georgia, the British judoka Sarah Clark, by unanimous decision of the judges.
This was the first time the two judokas faced, taking into account that a large part of the route of both in different weights: Telma Monteiro in the -52 kg and Sarah Clark in -63 kg.
Today's fighting lasted until the end of the “Golden point” and with judges ' decision, having the three raised the flag in favour of Telma Monteiro.
The coach of Telma Monteiro, Rui Rosa, said that the task of the Portuguese athlete was very difficult, adding that the next goal is to win the World Cup.
By your side, Luís Monteiro, responsible of the Portuguese Federation of Judo to the high competition, highlighted the technical maturity of Telma Monteiro.