World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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Triple World Champion Masashi Ebinuma steps up to U73kg

6 Jul 2017 16:25

Masashi Ebinuma, who claimed judo Olympic bronze medals in the men’s 66kg division at the last two Olympics, will compete at 73kg. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi is looking beyond 2020

4 Jul 2017 11:35

One year after her gold medal in Rio, Majlinda Kelmendi still lives in her hometown in Western Kosovo. Very accessible, the Olympic champion has become a symbol of recognition of Kosovo internationally. Read more

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The Kodokan dojo full of champions

13 Jun 2017 13:55

The top athletes are in full preparation for the World Championships in August in Budapest. It’s a time for training camps. Last week a big training camp in Leibnitz, some of the athletes fly to Brazil for an international team event in Lauro de Freitas in Bahia with additional Training Camp. Some will go to Porec for the Judo festival such as the Russian team. Some will stay for two weeks, some for 5 days and continue to fight in Celje (SLO). Read more

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Competition format of mixed team event in 2020 with 6 athletes per team

11 Jun 2017 12:45

Judo was awarded with a 15th and new event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Mixed team event will bring a new dimension to judo, the team spirit brings an unrivaled new element. Also it will result in an extra day of judo. Read more

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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