World Championships Baku - Event

World Championships Baku

  • Date: 20 Sep 2018 - 26 Sep 2018
  • Place: Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Type: World Championships
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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

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Jéssica Pereira in trouble after positive doping test

30 Jan 2019 15:30

Jéssica Pereira may miss the 2020 Olympic Games after a positive drug test. Pereira had an adverse analytical result for furosemide, a diuretic. She was tested in September, out of competition and is voluntarily suspended. The 24 year old carioca fights U52kg and finished fifth at the World Championships after her loss to Erika Miranda who retired after the worlds. Read more

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IJF Rules: the good & the bad, review 2018 by JudoCrazy

3 Jan 2019 08:45

We've had a whole year to see how the 2018 IJF rules have played out. Here's the JudoCrazy take on what has worked out well and what has not. Read more

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The 5 biggest female judo breakthroughs of 2018

28 Dec 2018 14:40

Who are the ten groundbreaking talents who really emerged this year, at any level? We closely watched judoka born from 1998 onwards. Some of the most absolutely amazing stars of this year, such as Sarah Asahina, Haruka Funakubo or Jessica Klimkait, had already experienced their breakthroughs, but nonetheless had their best year ever and are expected to develop further. Read more

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Nikoloz Sherazadishvili dedicates World title to his father

4 Dec 2018 10:20

The World title for Nikoloz Sherazadishvili was a very special occasion, not only Sherazadishvili became the first Spanish male athlete to take the title, but after a difficult year where Nikoloz’s father passed away a little bit more than one year before the World Championships, it was an absolute wish to dedicate the medal to his father. Read more