IJF World Masters Rabat - Event

IJF World Masters Rabat

  • Date: 23 May 2015 - 24 May 2015
  • Place: Rabat, Morocco
  • Type: IJF Masters
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Noel van t End_Emir Incegul (3)

Noel van 't End faces knee injury and cancels Baku Games

2 Jun 2015 10:55

Dutchman Noël van 't End won’t participate in the European Games in Baku end of June. The winner of the Grand Prix of Samsun had his medial ligament torn in an event in Germany where he competed in the U100 category, one weight higher than usual. Read more

ZANTARAIA, Georgii (UKR)1

New IJF World Ranking shows eleven Europeans on top

26 May 2015 15:35

New changes in the IJF World Ranking after the Masters that delivered 700 points for the 14 winners. The points of the winners of 2013 were completely reduced but the new points count 100%. No panic for Sumiya Dorjsuren who won the event in 2013 and prolonged her title this year in Rabat. The same counts for Naohisa Takato of Japan and Kim Polling of the Netherlands who both came back strongly with a victory in Morocco. Yu Song even became the new World Ranking leader with her prolongation of the title in 2013. Read more

20150524_Rabat_KRPALEK, Lukas (CZE) - GASIMOV, Elmar (AZE)6

Difficult luxury dilemma for Azerbaijan after victory Elmar Gasimov

24 May 2015 20:40

Azerbaijan is in a luxury situation with the Elkhan Mammadov and Elmar Gasimov as a choice for the Olympic Games. But last year it is Gasimov who makes the best results. One month in advance of the EUropean Games in Baku Gasimov took the Masters Title in Rabat. Read more

20150524_Rabat_YAMABE, Kanae (JPN) - YU, Song (CHN)2

Chinese heavyweight Yu Song takes second World Masters

24 May 2015 20:20

Chinese Yu Song prolonged her Masters title in Rabat. The question at the beginning of the day was on the side of Idalys ORTIZ (CUB). Is the Olympic and world champion capable of winning the Masters’ title? The answer turned out to be no, as the Cuban was defeated twice, by Svitlana Yaromka during the preliminaries and by Nihel Chikrouhou in repechage. Read more

20150524_Rabat_RINER, Teddy (FRA)

Teddy Riner remains undefeated and helps in organising Rabat

24 May 2015 20:05

The most awaited category of the Masters in Rabat was the men’s heavyweight field with the participation of Teddy Riner, who actively participated in the building of the project to host the Masters in Morocco. With a slight injury two days ago, the French fighter was uncertain at the beginning of the day. But once on the tatami, he showed all his talent to win all his fights with spectacular ippons, the last one being against Shichinohe Ryu (JPN) in the semi-final. Read more