World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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Naohisa Takato again opens the Olympic cycle with world gold

28 Aug 2017 17:35

Naohisa Takato hit the medal table with second gold medal for Japan. The lightweight regained the world title and was simply the best. Takato of Japan was again solid in his techniques and now won the gold after his bronze in Rio de Janeiro he opens the Olympic cycle with gold. Read more

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Funa Tonaki surprises with gold medal against Munkhbat

28 Aug 2017 17:05

Japanese Funa Tonaki became the surprise of the day giving Japan the gold medal U48kg.She gave japan the gold back after Ami Kondo won it for the last time. Tonaki defeated Mongolian Urantsetseg Munkhbat in the final in Budapest. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi and Teddy Riner awarded as best athletes

27 Aug 2017 23:05

At the IJF Gala on Sunday evening Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo was awarded as The Best Female Judoka Kelmendi. Since 2012 she won three European title, two world titles and the Olympic title. The honour for men was for Teddy Riner who will arrive later in Budapest as he fights on Saturday. Read more

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Can Smetov resist the Japanese opposition? World Preview U60kg

27 Aug 2017 22:10

Looking at the U60kg division for the World Championships in Budapest, the player most likely to win is Naohisa Takato of Japan. He has solid traditional judo techniques, like sode-tsurikomi-goshi, drop seoi-nage, and uchimata, but he is also capable of doing unorthodox techniques more commonly associated with European judo, such as side takedown, utsuri-goshi, and sumi-gaeshi. Read more

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Asian show U48kg Kondo, Galbadrakh and Munkhbat candidate: World preview U48kg

27 Aug 2017 22:05

The favourites for the world title U48kg in Budapest are from Asia. At the top of the world ranking for women's U48kg is Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh, formerly from Mongolia and now fighting for Kazakhstan, who has a devastating ura-nage. However, in our opinion, the top prospect is the No. 2 ranked Urantsetseg Munkhbat, a former world champion with killer newaza. Read more