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The European Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 concluded in Sofia, Bulgaria with athletes from nine Mediterranean countries claiming the remaining Olympic spots.

Athletes from France, Spain, Italy, North Macedonia, Croatia, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece and Portugal booked their countries’ places at Tokyo 2020. France was the only country to have two golds with Magda Wiet and Althéa Laurin in the women’s category.

The Olympic qualifications for the Mediterranean countries are:

Women

-49kg

Adriana Cerezo (Spain)

-57kg

Fani Tzeli (Greece)

-67kg

Magda Wiet (France)

+67kg

Althéa Laurin (France)

Men

-58kg

Rui Braganca (Portugal)

-68kg

Hakan Recber (Turkey)

Nedzad Husic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

-80kg

Simone Alessio (Italy)

+80kg

Dejan Georgievski (Macedonia)

Ivan Sapina (Croatia)