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Kosovo wins two medals in Paris

By   /  13/02/2017  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Kosovo wins two medals in Paris

Kosovo has been presented in the best way possible in the international judo championship held in Paris. Judo fighter from Kosovo, Majlinda Kelmendi won a golden medal after defeating Natsumi Tsunoda from Japan in the final. On her way to the final, Kelmendi had defeated the Canadian Ecaterina Guica in the quarter final and the […]

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Sport, Kosovo’s best ambassador

By   /  03/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Sport, Kosovo’s best ambassador

Besides failures and disappointments in politics, in 2016, Kosovo also marked successes. The best moments were in sport. Kosovo’s admission in the UEFA and FIFA and its participation in the Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, in the Rio 2016 and the Olympic gold medal won by judo fighter, Majlinda Kelmendi, were some of the best […]

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Majlinda Kelmendi wins the European judo championship

By   /  22/04/2016  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Majlinda Kelmendi wins the European judo championship

Pristina, 22 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo judo fighter, Majlinda Kelmendi has been announced European judo champion, after defeating in the final the French judo fighter, Priscilla Gnetto. In the European Championship which was held in Kazan, Russia, Kelmendi managed to win three fights in order to receive the golden medal. […]

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Judo fighter from Kosovo wins another golden medal

By   /  08/02/2016  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Judo fighter from Kosovo wins another golden medal

Pristina, 8 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Judo fighter from Kosovo, Majlinda Kelmendi has won another golden medal in the finals of the tournament ‘Grand Slam’ in Paris, by defeating her rival from Romania, Andrea Chitu in the 52 kg category. Driton Kuka, Majlinda’s coach, considered this victory as a great achievement […]

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Nora Gjakova wins the golden medal in “African Open Tunis”

By   /  18/01/2016  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Nora Gjakova wins the golden medal in “African Open Tunis”

Pristina, 18 January 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Judo fighter from Kosovo, Nora Gjakova started 2016 in a positive way. She won the golden medal “African Open Tunis 2016”, which was held in Tunisia, by winning 100 Olympic points. In the final, Gjakova defeated her opponent, Helen Recevaux and she may well be […]

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Judo fighter from Kosovo Distria Krasniqi declared world champion

By   /  26/10/2015  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Judo fighter from Kosovo Distria Krasniqi declared world champion

Pristina, 26 October 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo has another world champion. She’s Distria Krasniqi, who prevailed in the Judo World Championship being held in Abu Dhabi. Krasniqi won the first round against the Kazakh, Akerke Myrzabek and in the second round, she defeated the Algerian Sadija Amare. In the third round […]

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Majlinda Kelmendi awarded as the best judo fighter in Europe

By   /  25/06/2015  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Majlinda Kelmendi awarded as the best judo fighter in Europe

Pristina, 25 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota World judo champion, Majlinda Kelmendi has been announced the best judo player in Europe for 2014. Last evening, in a ceremony organized by International Judo Federation in Baku, the sportswoman from Kosovo has officially received the award for the best judo fighter in Europe for […]

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Majlinida Kelmendi continues to lead the world ranking in judo

By   /  04/09/2014  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Majlinida Kelmendi continues to lead the world ranking in judo

Pristina, September 4, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Majlinda Kelmendi continues to dominate in judo. The judo fighter from Pec has been confirmed as the number one in the world in both men and women categories. Majlinda continues to lead the world judo ranking. But, she has also extended her lead against her […]

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Majlinda Kelmendi becomes world champion again

By   /  26/08/2014  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Majlinda Kelmendi becomes world champion again

Pristina, August 26, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The judo fighter from Pec, Majlinda Kelmendi has defended her world championship title in judo by defeating in the final of the World Championship in Russia, Andrea Chitun from Romania. To reach the final, Kelmendi initially defeated Vanessa Cortesian from Venezuela and then Bundma Munghbaatar […]

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Judo fighter from Kosovo qualifies for the third World Championship round

By   /  26/08/2014  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Judo fighter from Kosovo qualifies for the third World Championship round

Pristina, August 26, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Majlinda Kelmendi, the judo fighter from Kosovo has qualified for the third group round in the judo World Championship, which is being held in Russia. The judo fighter from Pec, qualified in the third round of the group stage after defeating the Venezuelan Vanessa Cortesia. […]

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