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GJAKOVA Akil
Kosovo
KOS
AkilGjakova
Date of Birth04/01/1996 - PEJE (KOS)
Age19
Height175 cm/5'9"
Weight73kg/160lbs
GenderM
Medals
Sport
Judo
Events

Profile

Nickname-
School, universitySocial Science Gymnasium, University of Sport Education AAB
Started competing2003
Language(s) spokenAlbanian (native), English
Club nameIppon Judo Club
CoachDriton Kuka (personal, team)
Hobbies

Skiing, playing football, playing billiards and going out with friends

Major sporting achievements

2014 European Open (Sofia) - 3rd
2013 ECh (U23) - 5th | ECh (Cadets)

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

ECh (Cadets) (Tallinn)
2014 European Open (Sofia) - 3rd

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Akil started judo when he was 6. He was a talented boy who learned judo quickly. He won his first medal at the European Championships for Cadets in 2013 in Tallinn and since, even though he is still a junior, he competes in the senior level. His main goal will be a place on the podium in Baku at the European Games and to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games.

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