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World Champion Gwak practises with Universiade gold in Taipei

21 Aug 2017 12:20

Current World Champion Gwak Dong-Han of Korea did a successful practice for the World Championships next week in Budapest. With a gold medal at the Universiade Gwak was likely one of the last medal winners of all participants in Budapest. At the Universiade in Taipei he won his category U90kg in the final against Russian Stanislav Retinskii, a former Ukrainian judoka. Gwak led by a wazari and didn’t let Retinskii escape and took the gold. Read more

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Strong European block U90kg against World Champion Gwak Dong-Han

21 Aug 2017 10:45

The top favourite for the U90kg world title in Budapest this year is hard to pick. There are many athletes with legitimate shots at the medal stand. A hot contender is Aleksandar Kukolj of Serbia, the reigning European champion, with his superb groundwork and confidence that he can be the first Serbian man to reach the podium. Read more

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Lubjana Piovesana claims 8th Junior Cup gold

21 Aug 2017 08:55

With almost 250 athletes the Junior European Cup in the Romanian town of Arad was a useful last practice. Athletes from 33 nations were in Romania to feel the opponents and form as preparation for the Junior World Championships in Zagreb in October and European Championships in Maribor in September. Read more

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5 tips to handle weight gain during that time of that month

21 Aug 2017 08:30

For JudoInside Ameilie Rosseneu gives tips how to make weight. With her new book Making weight and everything else, she points at the do's and don't when you want to balance your weight. This time she discusses a women's issue. Read more

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Zelym Kotsoiev one of the youngest ever winners at Universiade

20 Aug 2017 12:55

At the first day of the FISU Universiade in Taipei Korea had the best judoka. With gold for Han Mijin and two silver medals, the Koreans lead the medal table. The tournament also includes an open tournament at the last and fourth day, so the heavier categories started at day one. Read more

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Which nation will outperform Japan in Budapest

19 Aug 2017 11:55

Can any nation outperform Japan, which has topped every World medal table since 1987? Judo’s home nation has been without an equal at the IJF's premier event ever since the first joint World Championships in 1987. Read more

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Winston Gordon hit in the foot at Cabrils attack

18 Aug 2017 18:15

Former British Olympian Winston Gordon was hit in the foot by a ricocheting bullet as police gunned down one of the five terrorists in Cabrils. Gordon, 40, who has competed for Team GB in three Olympic games was enjoying a late night beer with eight friends when he was caught up in the crossfire. Read more

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