World Championships Rotterdam - Event

World Championships Rotterdam

  • Date: 26 Aug 2009 - 30 Aug 2009
  • Place: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Type: World Championships
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20090827_WCHs_RIBOUT, Morgane (FRA)

French 2009 World Champion Morgane Ribout lives in Canada

6 Dec 2018 08:35

In 2009 Morgane Ribout became World Champion and she won a European bronze medal. She won medals at Grand Slams in Paris and Tokyo but it never came further and she lost quickly at the 2011 World Championships in Paris and retired in 2013 when she was just 26 years. Then she started her new life and found another love in MMA and lives in Canada. Read more

20100911_TokyoWCH_WANG, Ki-Chun (KOR)

Wang Ki-Chun, double World Champ who peaked early

21 Jun 2018 10:50

Wang Ki-Chun was quite an upstart. Like most South Korean players, he had seoi-nage and reverse seoi-nage in his repertoire but he was more versatile than most, and capable of doing a wide range of other techniques including uchimata, yoko-tomoe-nage, sode-tsurikomi-goshi and various smaller ashiwaza. Read more

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Elio Verde quits as athlete and continues as coach

31 Jan 2018 10:55

After the Italian Championships this weekend in Ostia, Elio Verde said farewell to his career as athlete. The Italian lightweight was active for 13 years at the international stage. He won Italian titles in all age groups, including four senior titles and took two European bronze medals in 2010 and 2011. His highlight though was the bronze medal at the World Championships in 2009 in Rotterdam. Read more

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26 August historic judo day for World Champions

26 Aug 2016 13:05

At 26 August it’s usually time for the World Championships and we can remember some of the best athletes on this day with a world title. Mongolia doesn’t count too many world titles, but at 26 August both Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar and Urantsetseg Munkhbat won the world title. Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar in Rotterdam in 2009 and Urantsetseg Munkhbat in 2013 in Rio. Read more

20151122_Qingdao_81_WANG, Ki-Chun (KOR)

Former double World Champion Wang Ki-Chun retires from international judo

24 Jun 2016 08:55

Former world judo champion Wang Ki-Chun announced to retire from international competition and prepare for a coaching career. Wang said he will end his national team career and work as a coach starting next year. He didn't qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to be held in August. Read more