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Turkish lightweight Merve Azak takes it all in 2019

25 Sep 2019 17:15

For the second time in a row Turkey celebrates a Cadet World Champion. Merve Azak captured the gold in her category U44kg in Kazakhstan. The tiny Turkish gave everything against her opponent of Venezuela, the current Youth Olympic Games champion María Giménez. Read more


Kazakhstan delivers another lightweight Cadet World Champion

25 Sep 2019 17:10

The Almaty crowd was warmed up for another final of the day at these World Championships. The men’s U50kg promised a lot. A duel between Kazakhstan's Nurkanat Serikbayev and France's Romain Valadier Picard. And these two were authentic warriors, scoring and defeating one by one all their opponents. Read more


Hungarian Luca Mamira captures World title U40kg

25 Sep 2019 17:00

Hungary continues to grab medals in each age category. Super lightweight Mamira Luca became the successor of Gerczak Szabina (2013) and Varga Brigitta (2017). The youngster was the strongest in her category U40kg. Read more


Taipei's Lin Chong-You stunts to first male World gold

25 Sep 2019 15:10

Lin Chong-You is the first male World Champion of his country Chinese Taipei. The youngster won the category for boys U18 years U55kg in the final against Sato Yuma of Japan. Taipei judo is developing rapidly. At opening day of the World Championships Yang Yung Wei took a seventh place and it was not a surprise that Yang won bronze at the Grand Prix in Tashkent. Also Liao Yu-Jung took a seventh place for women U63kg at the World Championships in Tokyo. Read more


New experiences for cadets at worlds in Almaty

25 Sep 2019 10:10

The World Championships for cadets takes place this week in Almaty in Kazakhstan, for many quite a trip and a huge experience. The first day of the World Judo Championships Cadets, the Baluan Sholak Sport Hall in Almaty looks like an anthill. Read more


Commonwealth Judo Championships start in England

25 Sep 2019 09:20

England will host the Commonwealth Judo Championships for the first time since 1986 when the event begins on Wednesday. Over 1,000 athletes are expected to compete at the Walsall Campus of University of Wolverhampton. Read more


Uzbekistan Grand Prix is the benchmark for IBSA Sports Director Tardos

24 Sep 2019 19:10

Since a few years, Uzbekistan has been investing in IBSA judo. As a result, they topped the Medal Podium at the last Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The last two days they proved that it didn’t stop there. The Uzbek team won four of the thirteen categories and topped the Medal Podium once more. Read more

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