World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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Olympic revelation Cheng bids to become China’s first male world judo champion

10 Aug 2017 15:05

China’s Cheng Xunzhao may have won bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics, but he left Brazil as one of its biggest winners. The 26-year-old ippon-seoi-nage specialist was unseeded at the Games and took part with little in the way of expectations or fanfare from his country. Whether or not he will compete in Budapest is the big question; he is not on the registration list yet. Read more

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Mongolia’s first Olympic champion Naidan Tuvshinbayar debutes +100kg

9 Aug 2017 11:50

Naidan Tüvshinbayar won Mongolia’s first ever Olympic gold medal at Beijing 2008 to earn hero status in his country. Naidan added to his legacy with a scintillating run four years later as he came up just short in his bid to retain his Olympic title as he took silver at London 2012. Read more

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Dutch team with Grol and Polling full of World medal potential

7 Aug 2017 17:50

The Dutch team for the World Championships in Budapest includes a little surprise. Triple World Championships runner-up Henk Grol was not very sure how to proceed after the Olympic Games; most likely he would start +100kg. His last matchday was at 11 August 2016 when he couldn’t overcome Cyrille Maret. Now it appears that Grol will make his comeback in Budapest, fighting U100kg. This is for certain: Grol is not yet finished. Read more

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About the absent; Beslan Mudranov not in Russian team for Budapest

6 Aug 2017 14:05

Judo is a sensitive sport when it comes to injuries. For the World Championships in Budapest at the end of August some major players will be absent, either due to injuries or simply because they have no match rhythm. Also interesting to watch are those who use the Worlds to make a comeback. Read more

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Japan releases Tokyo 2020 generation with 10 Worlds debutants among 18-strong team

3 Aug 2017 09:10

Japan have been revitalised under the reign of head coach Inoue Kosei and were back on top of the Olympic medal table in Rio after a below-par outing in London. Judo’s founding nation won three gold medals in Brazil, a silver medal and eight bronze medals as 12 members of their 14-strong team returned home with medals. Read more