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Korean Gwak Dong-Han defeats Mashu Baker at Asian Games

31 Aug 2018 13:10

At the Asian Games in Jakarta Gwak Dong-Han defeated Olympic Champion Mashu Baker in the semi final by ippon and claimed the Asian Games title in the final against Gantulga Altanbagana (MGL). The 2015 World Champion from Korea won bronze in 2014 and gold in the team event. Read more


Adrian Croitoru upset after Romanian federation forced a break

31 Aug 2018 10:20

Romanian coach and one of the best ever male athlete Adrian Croitoru is no longer in function as men’s headcoach of the Romanian team. Three weeks in advance of the World Championships in Baku, the Romanian Federation have suspended Croitoru and the headcoach is upset about it and the athletes want him to stay and started to take action. Read more


Shohei Ono wins Asian Games title after victory vs An

30 Aug 2018 14:15

At the second day of the Asian Games in Jakarta, Shohei Ono was crowned Asian Games champion. Ono who was not selected for the World Championships in Baku ruled the category U73kg and defeated double World Championships medallist An Chang-Rim in the final. An got penalised after 7 minutes in the golden score. Read more


Korea and Uzbekistan surprise Japan at Asian Games opening day

29 Aug 2018 13:50

Not Japan but Korea is the winner at day one of the Asian Games in Jakarta. An Baul took the victory in the category U66kg which was an expected victory despite the opposition from Japan, Kazachstan and Kyrgyzstan. However the gold medal for Jeong BoKyeong was kind of a surprise. Read more


More than 500 athletes prepare at Training Centre Papendal

29 Aug 2018 09:35

Many satisfied judoka can be seen at the International Training Camp in the Netherlands. The first official OTC in the new accommodation at the national training centre at ‘Papendal’ close to Arnhem. The venue was host of an international training centre as well in the ninetees and hosted the 1993 Junior European Championships. Read more


Amazing field at Asian Games in Jakarta

28 Aug 2018 19:55

The Asian Games delivered a tempting draw in Jakarta. On Wednesday the Asian Games will kick off with a strong field. When you look at the U60kg field the seeded players Dashdavaa, Urozboev, Smetov and Shishime are obviously separated. Read more


Photographer Emmeric Le Person pictures judo from the background

26 Aug 2018 14:00

Emmeric Le Person is a special photographer. You will immediately recognize his style in black and white and gave this style another dimension in judo. No action from the tatami, but from the backside of judo. The warm up area is his area and the athletes tolerate his presence. Usually you don’t see him, between the bags, between the atmosphere he makes his profile pictures. Read more

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