World Championships Tokyo - Event

World Championships Tokyo

  • Date: 25 Aug 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Type: World Championships
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Sode specialist Sagi Muki likes the Japanese judo style

31 May 2019 09:10

Clearly one of the favourites for World Championship gold in Tokyo, the IJF caught up with Muki for the latest Meet your Judoka Feature. Read more

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Countdown to the battle for World glory in 100 days

17 May 2019 12:50

Hundred days for the Judo World Championships take place in Tokyo the top of the world elite is counting the days with the global judo fans to see judo coming back home where it started. Tokyo will give us the most reliable insight who is capable of taking the Olympic title in the same venue in 2020. Read more

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Matthias Casse vs Sami Chouchi Belgiums luxury problem

18 Apr 2019 17:35

Belgium is happy to have a good race between two men in the category U81kg for one place at the Olympic Games. Both athletes appreciate each other and train in peace, but are both very aware of the situation. One thing is for sure for both, the on that goes to Tokyo will win an Olympic medal. Matthias Casse (WRKL-6) and Sami Chouchi (WRL-15) have their opinion. Read more

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Japanese selection for 2019 World Championships in Tokyo

8 Apr 2019 09:00

The Japanese selection for the World Championships in Tokyo was announced today after the All Japan Championships. In a press conference the names are made public and double World Champion Hashimoto Soichi was not selected for the individual World Championships. Shohei Ono defeated Hashimoto in the final for men U73kg. Also Masashi Ebinuma was left out of the selection for the worlds. Read more

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An Ba-ul misses World Championships due to disciplinary suspension

28 Feb 2019 09:25

South Korean judoka An Ba-ul will not compete at the World Championships due to a suspension of 6 month which results in missing the national selection for the Worlds starting at 12 March. An was suspended for six months for doctoring his community service records. The suspension is clouding his chances of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Read more