World Championships Baku - Event

World Championships Baku

  • Date: 20 Sep 2018 - 26 Sep 2018
  • Place: Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Type: World Championships
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We are All with Saeid Mollaei

16 Sep 2020 14:00

2019 World Champion Sagi Muki supported 2018 World Champion Saeid Mollaei on social media in advance of the trial at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday. The Iran Judo Federation were suspended by the International Judo Federation (IJF) last October until they give guarantees that they will not boycott matches against Israeli opponents. Read more

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Humble champion Tina Trstenjak wants to enjoy more

22 Jul 2020 10:15

Tina Trstenjak has won everything. At European Championships, World Championships and the Olympic Games she stood on the highest step of the podium. But the road to this goal was not always a walk in the park and it is not over yet. In social media we saw Tina more from another side and perhaps this is the new Tina, a woman who enjoys what she is doing, more aware who she is. JudoInside's Diana Suess got to know her a bit better. Read more

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British medal optimism in 2021 based on history

24 Jun 2020 15:45

Great Britain’s record at Olympic Games level over the years has been equally as sketchy. To date they have won only eighteen Olympic medals in Judo since it was added to the Summer games schedule way back in 1964. Neil Adams is still the most successful British judoka after winning silver in the men’s U71 kg category in 1980 in Moscow, Russia, and again in the men’s U78 kg category in 1984 in Los Angeles, USA. Read more

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Spanish coach Joaquín Ruiz: My job is to pull the cart

13 Jun 2020 10:05

It is never easy to change your routine, especially for professional athletes. The pandemic has forced everyone to live differently. How to maintain physical and mental balance? How to keep enthusiasm and avoid depression? The sensei's responsibility is much greater than usual. They have solutions and have been generous, as is the remit of the coach, to answer our questions. Pedro Lasuen of the IJF talked with Joaquín Ruiz Llorente, from Spain. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: An Chang-Rim

22 Apr 2020 12:25

Korean judoka An Chang-Rim became World Champion in 2018 Baku after having won bronze in 2015 and 2017. An was World Junior Champion in 2014 in Miami. He won Grand Slams in Paris and Abu Dhabi. He was born in Japan where he learned the first basics but finetuned his skills in Korea. JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh asked him about training in this Covid-19 period. Read more