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From 14 to 18 women per category at 2020 Olympic Games

10 Jun 2017 10:50

For the very first time, an equal number of men and women will compete in judo at the summer Olympic Games. In a move that will significantly increase gender parity, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved the event program for the 2020 Tokyo Games on Friday. In judo it will mean a decrease for male athletes from 22-18 and increase of women from 14-18. Read more

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Judo Mixed Team event added to the 2020 Olympic Games

9 Jun 2017 17:30

Judo mixed team competition has been included at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In Lausanne the IOC decided to include the team event, which was also included at the Youth Olympic Games in 2010 and 2014. Read more

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Taisei juniors raise the level at European Cup

5 Jun 2017 09:30

Soon the Junior national Championships of Japan will be held and last weekend was the qualifying weekend. Among the participants some of the Taisei junior and high school. In fact the friends of those girls who captured the gold at the Junior European Cup in Leibnitz. Read more

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Austria cherishes two gold at Junior European Cup

4 Jun 2017 19:50

Four Japanese women made the difference at the Junior European Cup in Leibnitz, but the real difference for the home nation was achieved by Michaela Polleres and Stephan Hegyi. For the first time since 2014 a gold medal and for the first time 2009 for a man and a woman. Read more

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Bernadette Graf celebrates comeback with gold U78kg

4 Jun 2017 17:25

The two favourite Romanian athletes for the European Open in Bucharest met the expectations taking two gold medals. Other interesting topics were the return of Austrian Bernadett Graf who started in the U70kg category and was immediately successful with gold and a victory against European Champion Audrey Tcheumeo. Most likely she is still the best option U70kg. Read more

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Gold for Ungureanu in Bucharest, French warm up for bigger goals

4 Jun 2017 13:00

A strong team of France was able to be ranked number one at the European Open in Bucharest. More often in history France used this World Cup in Bucharest to get in shape or test the form of the team. Clarisse Agbegnenou and Priscilla Gneto, both Olympic medallists won the gold on Saturday. Read more

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2008 Olympic champion Alina Dumitru understands pressure on athletes

1 Jun 2017 11:40

This weekend the European Open in Bucharest will be held. The Polivalent Hall will be filled with over 400 judoka from more than 30 countries. Among the athletes some top names. Not the least from Romania itself. Read more

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