World Championships Tokyo - Event

World Championships Tokyo

  • Date: 25 Aug 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Type: World Championships
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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

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World Judo Championships Tokyo is the blockbuster of 2019

4 Jan 2019 08:40

Judo goes home in September for the World Judo Championships in Tokyo at the Nippon Budokan. The eight-day competition will also serve as the test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games judo event which will take place next year in the same iconic venue. Read more