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Naohisa Takato collects third world title with unconventional judo

20 Sep 2018 16:40

Naohisa Takato won his fourth medal at World Championships since 2013 and his third title. In the final he defeated Russian Robert Mshvidobadze by wazari. Read more

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Daria Bilodid youngest ever Judo World Champion in history

20 Sep 2018 15:40

Daria Bilodid became the youngest ever World Champion in the history. The tall Ukraine turned from a princess into a queen today. She was already European champion and won all possible titles in Europe, but now she was crowned as the best judoka U48kg of the World after her victory against Funa Tonaki (JPN). Read more

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DAY 1 FINAL BLOCK MEN U60KG Takato vs Nagayama

20 Sep 2018 12:55

For most judo fans the World Championships go as they are planned to go. The category for men U60kg delivered some of the major favourites in the semi finals. The two Japanese both survived the shift and Naohisa Takato is still on track to prolong his world title. Read more

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Day 1 Final Block women U48kg Bilodid vs Pareto

20 Sep 2018 09:50

The World Championships have begun. With some major clashes in the category U48kg the tournament have already seen a few top athletes who’s tournament is over. Kosovo’s medal hope Distria Krasniqi had a very unlucky draw immediately against Daria Bilodid (UKR) in her second match. The last 8 don't surprise though. Read more

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Judo World Championships Preview Day 1 U60kg and U48kg

19 Sep 2018 16:20

Only two times the World Championships had more fighters U60kg then this edition. In a field of 68, only the 2010 Tokyo and 2011 Paris edition had such an amount of class players. The quality is awesome but we’re also missing some guys here. Read more

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Outstanding line-up with horrifying first round clashes U48kg

19 Sep 2018 15:20

The draw of the World Championships held in Baku delivered a few awesome matches in the first rounds. Some even horror matches as some of the expected favourites will meet each-other in a battle to continue the tournament or leave soon. Read more

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Preview: Asia vs Europe in men's U60kg class

19 Sep 2018 14:30

The men’s U60kg category is somewhat devaluated without a lot of tough guys. Like Smetov, Urozboev and some more talents. The 68 athletes will for sure make a party tough, but one side is more Asian oriented, the other more Eastern European. Read more

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