Grand Slam Budapest - Event

Grand Slam Budapest

  • Date: 23 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 2020
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: Grand Slam
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Why 2020 was a memorable judo year

31 Dec 2020 16:20

You may not want to believe it, but for some athletes or developments it still was a good judo year. Obviously we realise we still want to forget most of the year were Covid-19 dominated the newspapers, dominated sport and spoiled many judo tournaments at all levels and age categories. Read more

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Barbara Matic athlete of the year in Croatia

28 Dec 2020 14:05

Barbara Matic was elected as best Croatian athlete of the year together with handball player Domagoj Duvnjak. Barbara Matic became the first martial arts athlete to win the Sportske Novosti trophy, in the competition of her national teammate Karla Prodan, a bronze medalist from the European Championships in Prague, the best Croatian tennis player Petra Martic, and world diving record holder Mirela Kardasevic. Read more

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Daria Bilodid awarded as best female judoka by the IJF

28 Dec 2020 10:35

The IJF have elected two of their biggest judo stars at the end of the in the occasion of the first edition of the Judofestival. An online broadcast of 17 hours with interviews, explanation about topics such as dealing with the corona virus and of course the election of athletes in various categories. Read more

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World Judo Tour over and out for 2020

11 Nov 2020 15:05

The IJF Executive Committee decided not to organise a Grand Prix in Zagreb in November and suspend the IFF World Judo Tour for 2020. After a short return to competitions with the Grand Slam Hungary at the end of October, the IJF hoped that at least another World Judo Tour Event could be organised before the end of the year, but the plan stranded despite the organising skills of the Croatians that hosted two top events last week. Read more

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Amandine Buchard favourite for European title U52kg

6 Nov 2020 08:25

Amandine Buchard convincingly won the Grand Slam in Budapest, the return of judo. Buchard is the world number one in her weight category U52kg. from 19 to 21 of November she will be at the start of the European Championships in Prague under extreme circumstances, but with an extremely strong French team. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy asked Buchard about her experiences this year and her successful return in judo. Read more