World Championships Cairo - Event

World Championships Cairo

  • Date: 8 Sep 2005 - 11 Sep 2005
  • Place: Cairo, Egypt
  • Type: World Championships
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British judo legend Craig Fallon dies at age of 36

16 Jul 2019 12:25

The judo world is shocked by the death of World Champion Craig Fallon. He went missing on Saturday and was found dead on Monday morning aged just 36 on The Wrekin. His body was found at a hill, a beauty spot, near Wellington which is 40km west from Wolverhampton. Fallon was just appointed as head coach of the Welsh Judo Association. Read more

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Ludwig Paischer retires after great career with World and Olympic medals

18 Nov 2016 18:00

After Four Olympic Games, nine World Championships, thirteen European Championships and countless judo events all around the world, Ludwig Paischer retires. A monument in Austrian judo who produced so many highlights for more than 15 years fighting in the senior division. Today Lupo Paischer definitely quit. Read more

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Tore biceps tendon forces Guillaume Elmont to retire

8 Oct 2015 19:00

Guillaume Elmont announced his retirement from top judo. The 2005 World Champion tore his biceps tendon. Elmont suffered the injury since last Wednesday during a workout at work. The estimated recovery takes at least three months, which was decisive to quit judo at this level. The 34-year-old athlete was still battling for a ticket for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro with Noel van ‘t End. Read more


Olympian Hiroshi Izumi wants to return and fight for Japan

31 Mar 2015 16:20

Five years after retiring and more than a decade since winning an Olympic medal, Hiroshi Izumi has returned to the judo mat. “I realize how much I love judo. I want to be No. 1 in Japan again.” His fellow medallists of Athens all retired: Zurab Zviadauri continued judo in the Georgian parliament, Mark Huizinga shines as top fisherman and TV celeb and Kasanbi Taov is coach at the Russian team. Read more

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Karina Bryant to shine for the Oceania’s soon

6 Sep 2014 09:55

London 2012 Olympic Bronze medallist, Karina Bryant served British Judo for over two decades. Throughout her career, Karina won a total number of 21 European and World medals…and she is not done yet. Bryant will be also one to watch on the way to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but this time she will be representing Australia. Read more