World Championships Tokyo - Event

World Championships Tokyo

  • Date: 25 Aug 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Type: World Championships
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Injured World Champion An CHang-Rim cancels Worlds

1 Aug 2019 11:40

World Champion An Chang-Rim will not be able to defend the World title. The Korean star is too injured ad had to take the difficult decision to withdraw from the championships starting from 25 August. An was the only one to stop the Japanese opposition last year and captured the world title for the first time since 2010 by a non-Japanese fighter. Read more

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Marko Spittka no longer Austrian head coach

1 Aug 2019 09:40

With less than a year to go, Austria relieved Marko Spittka of his job as head coach. Spittka was coach since 2013 and the face of Austrian judo. The decision was taken by the board of the Austrian Judo Federation, one month in advance of the most important qualification tournament for the Games. Read more

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British Judo announced World Championships team

31 Jul 2019 11:40

British Judo have announced the final team that will compete at the Judo World Championships in Tokyo, Japan from 25-31st August. The team consists of current World Championship silver medallist Nekoda Smythe-Davis ( -57kg) and Rio Olympic Games bronze medallist Sally Conway (-70kg). Read more

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Who are the ones to watch for the World Championships in Tokyo

18 Jul 2019 16:20

In a little over a months’ time the world will focus its attention on Tokyo as the World Championships get underway. Judo returns to its homeland and with the 2020 Olympic Games ahead to be held in Tokyo, it will have viewers gripped throughout. We can’t wait for this year’s blockbuster. Read more

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Why Riner will need the World Championships

17 Jul 2019 08:15

The World Championships will need Teddy Riner to give a pure blockbuster on the last day of the individual Worlds, however Teddy Riner will also need the World Championships to reach the qualifying zone for the 2020 Olympic Games. We'll explain to you. Read more