European Championships in Montreux

10 May 2016

Next big tournament for the Belgian Taekwondo Federation athletes are the European Championships in Montreux, Switzerland. Nine athletes will respresent Belgium in the battle of the best from Europe. The tournament will start Thursday, 19th of May at the hall Omnisports in Pierrier, Montreux. The tournament will finish Sunday, 22nd of May.


Athletes in alphabetical order:

Achab(14)Name: Jaouad Achab
Weightclass: Men -63
In action: Friday 20/05/2016
Result: European Champion! Won against Gamzatov (11-7), Irgaliev (1-0), Barclais (7-2) and Mecmajer in the final (8-2).




RahelehName: Raheleh Asemani
Weightclass: Ladies -57
In action: Friday 20/05/2016
Result: Bronze medal after close loss in the semis to Nikita Glasnovic (4-5)




Sala zilver op EK-21 met Karim


Name: Salaheddine Bensalah
Weightclass: Men -58
In action: Thursday 19/05/2016
Result: Elimination in quarterfinals. Won 13-9 to Guliyev (Azerbeidzjan) in 1/8 finals. Elimination in quarterfinals due to penalty!




Indra en Nicholas op US OpenName: Nicholas Corten
Weightclass: Men – 74
In action: Saturday 21/05/2016
Result: Bronze medal! Close loss in semifinals to Ferreira.




Name: Indra Craen
Weightclass: Ladies – 57
In action: Friday 20/05/2016
Result: 8-9 loss to future olympian Nikita Glasnovic in first round.




Benoit Hannart

Name: Benoit Hannart
Weightclass: Men -68
In action: Friday 20/05/2016
Result: Elimination in the first round after losing 6-8 to Halizin (Belarus)




Mayam IsmailiName: Maryam Ismaili
Weightclass: Ladies – 46
In action: Thursday 19/05/2016
Result: Elimination in 1/8 finals. Lost 0-1 against Madalena Tortorella (Italy).




Name: Si Mohamed Ketbi
Weightclass: Men – 58
In action: Thursday 19/05/2016
Result: Withdrawal.




Laachroui 2Name: Mourad Laachroui
Weightclass: Men – 54
in action: Thursday 19/05/2016
Result: European Champion – 54. Won 4-3 against Dimitrov (Moldavia), 12-3 against Canales Torres (Spain) and 7-5 to Denisov (Russia) in the semis. Final: 6-3 against Jesus Tortora Cabrera.


Belgian Federations

The Belgian Taekwondo Federation has three officials members
Association Belge Francophone de Taekwondo
Taekwondo Vlaanderen
Taekwondo Verband der D.G.
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