Head-to-Head in Judo


Two athletes engage on the mats at a judo competition.

Mostafa Abdelmaguid from Particular Olympics Egypt goes head-to-head with Dilmurod Azimov from Particular Olympics Uzbekistan throughout the Males’s Stage 1 Judo competitors within the Messe Berlin throughout the Particular Olympics World Video games Berlin 2023.

Picture by Dillon Vibes

“It feels great!” That’s what Mostafa Abdelmaguid from Particular Olympics Egypt needed to say about taking part in his first World Video games. He’s in Berlin to competed on the 2023 World Video games in judo and earned a bronze medal within the males’s Stage 1 division. The 24-year-old from Cairo may barely comprise his pleasure. “The second I used to be topped with a medal is a second that can not be described in any phrases. It’s good to I see that everybody is pleased with what I’ve achieved.”

The silver went to Dilmurod Azimov of Particular Olympics Uzbekistan. He already has plans to point out off his medal when he returns to Yangiyul. “The very first thing I’ll do is present my medal to my household and mom, and to the heads of the particular school the place I examine who’re apprehensive about me and are ready for me to win. I am glad I did not allow them to down.”

He admits, “I was lazy. I needed to train myself to not skip coaching, to attempt to fulfill all of the coach’s duties. Now I really feel that it’s simpler for me to get going. Sport helped me with that!”

Azimov, who’s 20-years-old, credit his coach with preserving him targeted. “We have been coaching for a very long time, and earlier than the Video games we had apply virtually day-after-day. I did not skip coaching, I all the time listened to my coach and that is why I received the silver medal.” He added, “Our coach says to be calm, listen, and by no means surrender.”

Abdelmaguid ‘s journey to Berlin included coaching three days every week. He says his coach stored reminding him to “focus and do you finest!” He was launched to Particular Olympics along with his pals at an athletics membership. He says his household, sisters and colleagues are all pleased with his accomplishments.

Greater than an athlete, Abdelmaguid is an avid sports activities fan. Whereas on the Video games, he has been having fun with watching two of his favourite sports activities, soccer/soccer and discipline hockey which is being offered as an illustration sport.


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