Tennis, camping or climbing were just 3 of the top sports last week. As usual, the athletes of the partner programs have achieved new results in large-scale competitions at the international level. Follow the latest news from our partnerships here and enjoy a portion of fresh information from the world of sport.
Andrei Horoba qualified for the podium at the Ten Pro Dubai Bowl!
We have chosen to extend our projects to field tennis performance and to support Andrei Horoba on his way to a successful career in the world of professional tennis. With our support and with the idea of becoming a second Ion Ţiriac or Ilie Năstase, Andrei participated in the Ten Pro Dubai Bowl tournament, the largest tennis competition in the Middle East for juniors. The will and intensive hours of training led Andrei to obtain a bronze medal, and along with this came an important series of experiences for the Romanian player at the beginning of the road. At only 11 years old, Andrei had the experience of an international tour and the winning of the most important prize in his career so far.
Results in kempo and climbing for the GO Scholarship athletes!
The partner program GO Scholarship continues to excel in all sports disciplines. Pugilist Edwin Petrea again managed to win a gold medal in Kempo at the Fetești Kempo Cup after outclassing his opponents with his striking moves.
Within the 15-16 years and 60kg category, Edwin continues to be the country’s best athlete in Kempo and boxing, succeeding in forming an important record for his way to the most popular kickboxing or MMA divisions.
In the escalation, Darius Râpă managed an extraordinary result for Romania at the European Qualification tournament for the Olympic Games “Darius Rêpă finished the competition in 20th place after the semi-final on Saturday. Darius finished 18th in Bouldering and 19th in Lead, cumulatively 20th.
Overall a solid performance from our young athlete, only 17 years old! Darius was the youngest athlete in the semi-finals of the competition, but competed on a peer-to-peer basis with world-class athletes from all over Europe. The Olympic dream remains a realistic one for Romanian climbers!” said the Romanian Climbing Federation about the performance of our athlete.
Step by step, the GO Scholarship program builds a new generation of complete, well-trained, and dedicated athletes to represent Romania in the future in the framework of major international competitions.
Seven medals for Club Karate Kentos at the European Karate Championship!
The Club Karate Kentos team made an extraordinary performance at this year’s European Karate Championship. Sensei Mihai Stanciu and his little disciples managed to conquer together 7 medals for Romania. This year’s champions were:
Place I Kata Individual Shotokan Seniors
Place I Kata Individuals Absolute
Place I kata Absolute Team with team UVT
Place I and European champion with team Kumite Nihon Minicades Girls
Place III Kumite Individual Minicade Girls
Place II Kumite Rotating Teams Juniors
Place III Individually Kumite Minicadets Boys
Above all medals, our partners have had an extraordinary experience in the Slovenia competition. Regardless of age or category, young karatists the adrenaline of an international competition and the opportunity to test every procedure they learned against the strongest karatist in Europe. With the results of the partner club, Romania ranked second in the top of the nations in the number of medals obtained, being one of the strongest participants in this edition.