World Championships Tokyo - Event

World Championships Tokyo

  • Date: 9 Sep 2010 - 13 Sep 2010
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Type: World Championships
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Ilias Iliadis: Peaked early yet bloomed late

11 Oct 2020 09:30

For most players, winning the Olympic gold is the ultimate goal. Even the World title doesn’t mean as much to them. But for some athletes, Olympic gold came early. This certainly was the case for Ilias Iliadis, who won his Olympic gold medal at the age of 17. Read more

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Kayla Harrison - The Last Unicorn

14 Jul 2020 11:50

Kayla is an inspiration for kids around the world, like Andy Dufresne from Shawshank, she crawled through 500yds of shit smelling foulness and emerged it covered in Gold. She’s proof for all to see that it’s possible for a girl from the middle of nowhere, in a sport like judo, in a place like America, where let’s be honest judo is a fringe sport at best, underfunded, under patronised and widely under appreciated, to reach the pinnacle of world sport…….. The Olympic Games. Read more

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Portrait of Ilias Iliadis, true judo hero

30 May 2018 13:45

Rising up in Georgia across the nation’s separation from the Soviet Union, his childhood had been powerful. Again then, lured to judo by its self-discipline, the long run Olympic champion was often known as Jarji Zviadauri. Ilias Iliadis well know as a real judo hero. Read more

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Nikos Iliadis removed as head coach, Ilias Iliadis not amused

26 Jan 2017 09:45

The new administration of the Greek Judo Federation installed last week, have removed Nikos Iliadis (59). The head coach of the Greek team, was coach since 2000 and adoptive father of Ilias Iliadis. The triple world champion is not amused and strikes back. Read more

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Munkhzaya Tsedevsuren and Bundmaa Munkhbaatar make space for the future

24 Jan 2017 17:50

Mongolian middle weight Munkhzaya Tsedevsuren and lightweight Bundmaa Munkhbaatar both day goodbye to her judo career. The 30-year old number five of the London Olympic Games and World Bronze medallist in 2015 U63kg will not continue her quest for Tokyo 2020, same for 31-year old Munkhbaatar. Read more