Resita to host European Junior Unifight Championship
The Romanian western town of Resita will be hosting, August 20-22, the European Juniors Unifight Championship, where expecting to run are more than 100 athletes from Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Moldova, Russia, Romania and Ukraine.
Organised for the third consecutive year in Romania, the European Junior Unfight Championship is expected to draw the best unifight athletes aged between 14 and 18. Romania’s team will comprise 34 male and female athletes. Also in Resita will be European unifight figureheads who will convene in a Congress of the European Unifight Federation, which turns 10 this year.
Deputy Chairman of the Russian Olympic Committee Sergey Novikov, the Chairman of the World Unifight Federation and a former Olympic judo champion, as well as the three successive chairs of the European Unifight Federation Natig Aliyev, Leon de Wulf and Marian Constantin, the founder of the European Unifight Federation based in Romania and the federation’s first chairman, have so far confirmed they will be attending the event. In November, Bucharest City will play host for the first time to a mondial unifight championship for seniors.