World U21 Championships Nassau - Event

World U21 Championships Nassau

  • Date: 17 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
  • Place: Nassau, Bahamas
  • Type: World Junior Championship
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Junior weight categories U44kg and U55kg cancelled immediately

30 Jan 2019 11:20

The junior categories men U55kg and women U44kg will be cancelled in all events. All technical directors and coaches were officially informed about the new measure. A very drastic rule for all athletes in these categories. 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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The 5 biggest male judo breakthroughs of 2018

27 Dec 2018 15:35

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 Sherazadishvili, Igolnikov or Gjakova had already experienced their breakthroughs, but nonetheless had their best year ever and are expected to develop further. Read more

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Gela Zaalishvili take charge of men’s heavyweight judo

21 Oct 2018 01:30

Georgian Gela Zaalishvili won the last contest in the individual competition as he bested Budapest Grand Prix silver medallist Stephan Hegyi (AUT) in the +100kg final. After Guram Tushishvili (GEO) won the senior world title in Baku, Azerbaijan, last month, Georgia showed that they have more highly-exciting heavyweight prospects in their ranks. Read more

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Kiyotaka Sekine shows his fighting spirit to take gold

21 Oct 2018 01:25

Japanese Sekine Kiyotaka was crowned the Junior World Championships gold medallist after victory over 2015 Cadet World Championships gold medallist Simeon Catharina (NED) in the U100kg final. One-time Junior European Cup winner Sekine was the more positive judoka as he attacked relentlessly but struggled with the much larger frame of the more well-known Dutch judoka. Read more