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Different styles of the category U90kg
4 Dec 2019 08:05
Without doubt, Ilias Iliadis wrote a nice chapter in judo history, most part of his legacy was made in 90kg class. But since the olympic champion stepped back from the tatami, this weight category has experienced a lot of changes. Nowadays, without such judo hero, the crown is looking for a new king and there are a lot of candidates fighting for it.
On one way, there are some tall judoka who know how to use their long reach for the ideal grip. Weapons enough: Nikoloz Sherazadisvili’s uchi mata, current World Champion Noel Van ‘t End’ with his stylish Sode Tsuri Komi Goshi or Silva Morales’ Ouchi gari look easy but not everyone knows how to manage more than 190cm of height on the tatami.
But not every U90kg judo hero has the same shape of the body. Gviniashvili, Majdov or Toth’s judo style are completely different. Really strong and fast judoka with a powerful kumi kata that usually ends in an awesome kata guruma or morote seoi nage. Seeing these characters who are fighting with their heart delivers spectular judo.
Fight against a physical judoka is difficult, but the asian style knows how deal with it. A stable and really technical judoka brings beautiful moments to the spectators. The Asian judo fans are really involved and Korean Gwak or Japanese Mukai or Nagasawa can be sometimes unstoppable with their ippon seoi nage or awesome o soto gari. In Osaka though it was Gviniashvili who showed an awesome Georgian style throw.
Anyhow the U90kg category always is interesting to see. Many strong judoka with a lot of different styles trying to take the place of legend Iliadis who became coach of Uzbekistan. An amazing category for the fans to enjoy every clash of these titans.
At the Masters we hope to see the best of all these super candidates in this category to follow up judo idol Ilias Iliadis.
Check out the judo kings from the past in this category
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