World Championships Baku - Event

World Championships Baku

  • Date: 20 Sep 2018 - 26 Sep 2018
  • Place: Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Type: World Championships
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Women U57kg: Dorsjuren and Deguchi on course for the final

22 Sep 2018 12:50

The morning session of the World Championships in Baku showed some great judo again. In the women’s U57kg no super surprises though as the pools delivered the favourites on top, but obviously there were more than 8 class judoka acting on the tatami. Read more

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Daily Preview Day 3: history in the making for Canada

21 Sep 2018 23:10

Day three of the World Championships will give chances to other nations than Japan. Still the Japanese have great athletes in Soichi Hashimoto and Tsukasa Yoshida but perhaps the world will also cheer for other powers such as the Azeri who really have medal chances on this third day with Orujov and Heydarov. Read more

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Preview men U73kg: Can the Azeri beat Hashimoto and An

21 Sep 2018 22:30

The category U73kg has been dominated by Japan for the last decade. With Hashimoto as only choice in the team, so without Ono, it is Hashimoto who should showcase his best judo and prolong the world title which will give him a big lead in the race for Tokyo. But there are lots of good athletes in this category such as An-Chang-Rim. Read more

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Preview women U57kg Canada, Mongolia or a surprise

21 Sep 2018 22:10

On Saturday perhaps Mongolia can finally break through the Japanese dominance. With defending World Champion Sumiya Dorjsuren (MGL) Mongolia will have a share in the medals, but we also know each year judo changes and new power coming in. Time to analyse the women’s U57kg category. Read more

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Day 2 review: Sibling rivalry at its finest

21 Sep 2018 20:40

A minute and a half and an uchi mata was all it took for a second under 66kg world championship to be added to his revered name. Today's World Championships showed the beauty of pure judo talent. Read more