World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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From 14 to 18 women per category at 2020 Olympic Games

10 Jun 2017 10:50

For the very first time, an equal number of men and women will compete in judo at the summer Olympic Games. In a move that will significantly increase gender parity, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved the event program for the 2020 Tokyo Games on Friday. In judo it will mean a decrease for male athletes from 22-18 and increase of women from 14-18. Read more


Georgian men and Japanese women lead Team World Ranking

31 May 2017 08:50

The men’s team of Georgia is leading the World Ranking for teams. After the five continental Championships the IJF released a new version of the World team ranking. Georgia took bronze at the 2015 World Championships. Read more

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International Judo Federation and Hakuhodo prolong contract for four years

24 Oct 2016 16:35

At the annual Sportel conference in Monaco, the International Judo Federation signed an important agreement with Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated. Read more


Logo of the 2017 World Championships in Budapest released

23 Aug 2016 17:45

The logo for next year's International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships in Budapest has been released. The emblem includes two judoka in action and features the colours red, green and white - the same as the Hungarian flag. Read more

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Emilie Andeol realises the double for France at last Olympic Judo day

13 Aug 2016 00:05

Emilie Andeol is the first European women’s heavyweight to take the Olympic title. The French surprise defeated 2012 Olympic champion Idalys Ortiz in the golden score of the final. Ortiz could have been the first Cuban judoka ever to win the title twice, but it was the French who captured a premier being the first European since the first official women’s tournament in 1992 in Barcelona. In 1988 in Korea women’s judo was a demonstration sport where Dutch Angelique Seriese won the title. Read more