IJF World Masters Guadalajara - Event

IJF World Masters Guadalajara

  • Date: 27 May 2016 - 29 May 2016
  • Place: Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Type: IJF Masters
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Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh

Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh top all rankings in World Tour

20 Dec 2016 15:55

Kazach judoka Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh had an amazing year and tops all the rankings. She earned the most prize money in the IJF World Tour, she won the most medals, and most gold medals. Previously she fought for Mongolia but successfully switched to Kazakhstan and won Olympic bronze. Swedish Marcus Nyman and Dutch Guusje Steenhuis are ranked second in most prize money in the World Tour. Read more

Kayla Harrison - Travis Stevens

Jimmy Pedro’s Mental and Physical Training System Key to USA success

14 Jun 2016 08:40

In its best international performance ever, USA Judo won two Gold Medals at the World Judo Masters tournament held May 27-29 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Kayla Harrison and Travis Stevens of Team USA Judo both earned Gold medals in Guadalajara, following years of training with Jimmy Pedro, two-time Olympic medalist and coach of the 2016 US Olympic Judo Team. His structured mental and physical training system was vital to their success, and has the athletes well prepared for the Olympic Games in Rio. Read more

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Who are the top earners in the IJF World Tour since 2012?

31 May 2016 15:15

After almost four years of qualification where IJF awarded prize money for the medallists in the IJF Tour Kim Polling was the most successful in the prize tournaments. The Dutch power woman won 56,500 dollar prize money. However she has the turn in 20% to the coach, delivering 45,200 dollar since her first success at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2013. Read more

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Kayla Harrison undisputed Judo Master U78kg

30 May 2016 08:45

Reigning Olympic champion Kayla Harrison solidified her hold on the world No. 1 ranking and all but locked down her spot at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by winning the gold medal in the 78kg division on Sunday at the World Judo Masters tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico. Read more


British Powell qualifies for Rio after Masters bronze

30 May 2016 07:35

British Natalie Powell is set to realise her Olympics dream in Rio this summer after collecting a bronze medal in the IJF World Masters in Mexico. Powell saw off the challenge of British rival, her room-mate for this event and London 2012 silver medallist Gemma Gibbons to effectively claim her place on the Great Britain Judo team that will travel to Brazil for the Olympics this August. Read more