World Championships Rio de Janeiro - Event

World Championships Rio de Janeiro

  • Date: 26 Aug 2013 - 31 Aug 2013
  • Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Type: World Championships
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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Shany Hershko

22 Apr 2020 08:25

Shany Hershko is one of the success coaches of Israel. Capturing the World title and Olympic bronze with Yarden Gerbi was a key performance for Israelian judo. He works every day on a new generation and despite the Covid-19 period he must prepare the generations as well in a mental way. JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh spoke with Shany Hershko about his work, his preparations and the current situation that keeps all of us on hold. Read more


Majlinda Kelmendi ten years after her golden debut in judo

9 May 2019 09:40

The U52kg was always dominated by Asian athletes. Since the 2004 Athens Olympic Games Asian women won the World and Olympic titles. Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo was the only exception two win three major titles. Kelmendi turned 28 and is working on a big comeback going for those big titles. Ten years at top level Majlinda Kelmendi catapulted sports in Kosovo. Read more


Erika Miranda says farewell to sparkling judo career

31 Oct 2018 01:30

Five time World Championships medallist Erika Miranda of Brazil retired of judo. The number five of the Rio Olympic Games took five consecutive world championships medals since 2013 but had to say goodbye to judo to keep her future in health. Miranda announced her retirement on Tuesday. Read more


Miryam Roper-Yearwood, Captain of her soul

17 Sep 2018 10:50

At 22 September Miryam Roper-Yearwood will fight at the World Championships for Panama. Roper decided only SHE could decide when she’d retire, the former German, in her thirties, is feeling young again, fighting under the Panamanian flag since 2017. Read more


Yarden Gerbi shocks with immediate retirement

1 Oct 2017 20:40

Only a year after winning a bronze medal in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, 28, announced her her retirement on Monday morning during a press conference where she thanked all coaches, federation, friends and family for the years she had on the tatami. Read more