World Championships Baku - Event

World Championships Baku

  • Date: 20 Sep 2018 - 26 Sep 2018
  • Place: Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Type: World Championships
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Powerhouse Korea has various chances for World gold

11 Sep 2018 11:40

Korea is traditionally a powerhouse in judo as well. In the last Olympic cycle it had two incredible players Wang Ki-Chun (U73kg) and Kim Jae-Bum (U81kg) who on most days could beat just about anybody in their category. Read more


French women have lots of medal chances

10 Sep 2018 08:25

France is a powerhouse in world judo. And in Teddy Riner, they have a fixed deposit that's sure to win gold. However, this time around Riner won't be there to ensure a gold medal for France. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy will lead you through the team of France. Read more


Brazil fits in talents but potential medallist are getting older

9 Sep 2018 08:05

Brazil is a strong judo nation and it’s sending a full 18-person team to Baku. The team has a mix of old and new but mainly older players. Good to see though that also some youngsters fit in the team this time, likely not yet for the medals. Read more


Three British debutants ready to make a statement in Baku

8 Sep 2018 12:30

The British team will have three World Championships debutants. However in fact none of them are strangers Chelsie Giles, Jemima Yeats-Brown and Stuart McWatt are invited to upset the elite as much as they can. Read more


Soichi Hashimoto the only Japanese U73kg in Baku

8 Sep 2018 07:10

Japan actually has a wealth of talent in the U73kg weight class with Hashimoto, Ono and Ebinuma. Everyone would expect two of them in this class in Baku, but without Riner, Japan wants the +100kg title. Hashimoto goes for the double. Read more