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The 18th Croatia Open kicks off tomorrow in Zagreb

The 18th Croatia Open kicks off tomorrow in Zagreb

The 18th edition of the Croatia Open starts tomorrow at the Dom Sportova Arena of Zagreb with a total of 1,370 athletes registered for the competition. The event, an A-Class torunament on the ETU calendar, will last from Saturday morning until Sunday night and the contestants will be divided into three modalities (Cadet, Junior and Senior).
The 8 draws that make up the Senior category (Female’s -46, -49, -53, -57, -62, -67, -73, +73 kgs, and Male’s -54, -58, -63, -68, -74, -80, -87, +87 kgs) will all be completed on the first day of action, with the qualifying fights beginning at 9:30 am. The semi-finals and finals will take place between 2 pm and 8 pm and the medal ceremonies will start right after the last crucial fight. The combats will have 3 rounds of 2 minutes each with a 30 seconds break between the periods.
The final Team standings will be made by adding up the points accumulated by each nation’s contestants, with one gold medal being rewarded with 7 points, one silver with 3 and one bronze with 1. All fighters will also be given 1 extra point for their participation in the event and 1 more point for every combat they win.
The Junior competition will begin on Saturday with the activity of the Women’s -42, -46, -52, -59 and -68 kgs draws, and the Men’s -45, -51, -59, -68 and -78 kgs combats. Sunday will be the day for the rest of Junior disciplines (Female’s -44, -49, -55, -63 and +68 kgs, and Male’s -48, -55, -63, -73 and +78 kgs) and for the whole of Cadet categories (Women’s -29, -33, -37, -41, -44, -47, -51, -55, -59, and +59 kgs and Men’s -33, -37, -41, -45, -49, -53, -57, -61, -65 and +65 kgs).
We´ll keep you up to date with the latest news and results of the 18th Croatia Open. Stay connected!
Pau Aguilar
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