News

The latest Judo News offered by JudoInside.com

All Russian World final won by Kemal Kaitov

8 Aug 2015 19:20

 IJF Media Department    IJF Media Team / IJF
20150808_Sarajevo_o90_KAITOV, Kemal (RUS) - TASOEV, Inal (RUS) (7)

An all Russian final in the last bout of the individual World Cadet Championships in Sarajevo. Top seed and Cadet European Championships silver medallist Kemal Kaitov of Russia proved himself on the highest stage of his career as he held off Cadet European Championships winner Inal Tasoev (RUS) after 58 seconds in the O90kg final.

In the first semi-final top seed Kaitov defeated Cadet European Cup gold medallist Khurshed Madzhidov (TJK) by ippon with a left ko-soto-gake with 22 seconds left while in the second semi-final Tasoev (RUS) triumphed against 17-year-old EYOF winner Stephan Hegyi of Austria by holding down the Austrian for 15 seconds for his second and match-winning waza-ari.

 

The first bronze medal was won by Hegyi (AUT) against multiple-time Cadet European Cup medallist Aleks Molodeckij (LTU). The 1st Kyu Austrian beat the 2nd Kyu Lithuanian by a waza-ari score and despite being penalised for negative posture he contained his opponent with relative ease. The second bronze medal was captured by Madzhidov (TJK) as Lithuania again finished on the wrong side with national u23 silver medallist Ignas Mecajus (LTU) this time losing out by two yuko scores.

Related judoka and events

Related Judo Photos

  • Kemal Kaitov (RUS), Inal Tasoev (RUS) - World U18 Championships Sarajevo (2015, BIH) - © IJF Media Team, IJF
  • Kemal Kaitov (RUS), Khurshed Madzhidov (TJK), Stephan Hegyi (AUT), Inal Tasoev (RUS) - World U18 Championships Sarajevo (2015, BIH) - © IJF Media Team, IJF
  • Kemal Kaitov (RUS), Inal Tasoev (RUS) - World U18 Championships Sarajevo (2015, BIH) - © IJF Media Team, IJF

Related Judo Videos

Related Judo News

20180729_berlin_klaus_martin_podium_100

New juniors pick up confidence for Worlds in Bahamas

30 Jul 2018 01:05

As so many times the Juniors of Russia proved to be the top nation. At the Junior European Cup in Berlin the Russian team took three gold medals, one more than host nation Germany, that was a bit unlucky with five lost finals. Also Kazakhstan, Brazil and Georgia claimed three titles. Read more

20171021_zagreb_wchj_sellner_100_adamian_arman_rus_final_kotsoiev_zelym_aze_8

Too many Russian medals at European Cup Orenburg

13 May 2018 20:40

The Russian men won all titles at the second day of the European Cup in Orenburg. On Saturday the Russian women dominated the day and after two days Russia captured 9 gold medals and 40 medals in total. It says enough about a weak international field with 16 countries and 279 athletes in total. However some weight categories had a healthy capacity of participants. Read more

Japan

Japan claims both boys and girls Team World title

9 Aug 2015 20:05

Japan won both World Cadet team titles at the Olympic Hall Juan Antonio Samaranch in Sarajevo. On Sunday the stage was set for the team event as 14 girls’ teams and 13 boys’ teams gripped a captive audience. The boys’ final came down to Japan and Russia while the girls’ final came down to Japan and surprise package Croatia who maintained their strong form from the individual competition. Read more

sized_WK Cadetten_MIAMI_Ramazanov_Z_RUS-4201

Russian domination at European Cup for Cadets in Teplice

11 May 2014 19:30

The Russian athletes continued to dominate the European Cup Cadets in Teplice. On the second competition day they won all 4 gold medals in the boy’s categories. In total the Russian team won 7 gold medals. Read more

20181020_ijf_wcj_nassau_101_zaalishvili_gela_hegyi_stephan

Gela Zaalishvili take charge of men’s heavyweight judo

21 Oct 2018 01:30

Georgian Gela Zaalishvili won the last contest in the individual competition as he bested Budapest Grand Prix silver medallist Stephan Hegyi (AUT) in the +100kg final. After Guram Tushishvili (GEO) won the senior world title in Baku, Azerbaijan, last month, Georgia showed that they have more highly-exciting heavyweight prospects in their ranks. Read more

Judo birthday

Result City Date
1Nassau17 Oct
3Sofia14 Sep
1Leibnitz3 Jun
1Ostia27 Jan
3Zagreb2017
Result City Date
1Nassau17 Oct
5Budapest11 Aug
7Düsseldorf24 Feb
5Tunis20 Jan
3The Hague2017

Partners

First description Second description Third description Four description