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Year overview of the World Leading women judoka of 2016

20 Dec 2016 14:25

Three European athletes, two Asian and two Pan American athletes are leading the last World Ranking of the year, what was called the IJF Prestige ranking. Mongolia is the most dominant nation in the world ranking for women with two leading positions. Former Mongolian, now Kazakh judoka Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh won the most prize money, $15,500 of which 20% went to her coach. Read more

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New Stream takes gold, Red Star Belgrade thrills homecrowd

17 Dec 2016 21:30

In the final for men Red Star Belgrade had Russian team New Stream as strong opponent. It resulted in a top European Club final with excitement until the last 10 seconds. It was 37-year old veteran Alexandr Mikhailin who claimed the last and decisive victory of the tournament. Read more

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First European Club title for Spain ever to Valencia Judo Club

17 Dec 2016 21:25

Spanish Valencia Judo Club claimed the gold medal in the European Club Championships for women. The strong team was in the final against a super talented Serbian team of Slavia Novisad. The Serbians offered the crowd a thriller of a final against the experienced Spanish team from Valencia. Read more

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Sagaredjo Superstars continues European Club success

17 Dec 2016 18:35

After the victory last year at the European Club Championships, the Georgian team of Sagaredjo Superstars now won the Golden League, the highest team title for clubs in Europe. In the final the Georgian team defeated Yawara Newa by 3-2. Read more

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JSV Speyer captures the ECC Golden League

17 Dec 2016 18:10

At the Golden League in Grozny the women of JSV Speyer have won the gold medal. In the final the German team defeated Vienna Samurai by 4-1. In the semi final Speyer defeated RSC Champigny by 3-2 as Jasmin Kuelbs was on fire and defeated Olympic Champion Audrey Tcheumeo. Read more

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Promising teams battle at European Club Championships in Belgrade

14 Dec 2016 13:20

The European Club Championships promise to be a competitive competition on Saturday in Belgrade, Serbia. 29 Teams have registered from twelve nations. In total 14 teams for the women’s event and 18 for the men’s event, including some teams with both men’s and women’s participants. It’s the first time since ever that Serbia is organizing a European Club Championship. In 2006 the European Team Championships were held in Belgrade. Read more

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IJF Publish new rules for this Olympic period

10 Dec 2016 10:05

The International Judo Federation has published the new regulations. They will apply for the next Olympic cycle. The goal is to promote the rules of judo and make them easier to understand, as well as to simplify them. The purpose of these rules is to give priority to the attack and to the realisation of IPPON. Read more

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