Vasco Rompão was seventh in the +100 kg category of the European Cup


Portuguese judoka Vasco Rompão, the only Portuguese representative still in the race, finished today in seventh place in the +100 kg category of the European Cup, which took place in Uster, Switzerland.

Rompão, who was exempted in the first round, went straight into the quarterfinals and was defeated by Dutchman Stef van Kampen for ippon.

In the recaps, the Portuguese judo repeated the performance and lost with the Italian Tiziano di Federico, also by ‘ippon’, in combat that lasted 49 seconds.

On Saturday, João Abreu had finished ninth in the -60 kg category, while João Lopes was out of the race in the inaugural round of the -66 kg.

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