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Which World Ranking Leaders take 50,000 dollars?

18 Dec 2017 17:05

The leaders of the IJF World Ranking per 17 December after the World Masters in St. Petersburg will receive an extra bonus of 50,000 dollar for each category. For many this will be an extra year salary besides the usual price money in the IJF World Tour. Never the IJF rewarded an amount of 700,000 as bonus at the end of the year. Read more

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Sad loss of Danish judoka Anja Lunding

18 Dec 2017 16:35

Last year’s Danish Champion Anja Lunding passed away on Saturday morning in Denmark. The 23-year old athlete is au-pair in Paris and studied at the University of Southern Denmark and was back in Denmark. A great shock for many judoka who know Lunding as a happy young judoka who make people laugh. Lunding was training in at Brønshøj Judo Club in the city of Brønshøj. Read more

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Guram the Great beats world number one Moura

18 Dec 2017 09:45

Georgian European champion Guram Tushishvili made it three-for-three for Georgia as his country won the U90kg, U100kg and +100kg titles at the IJF World Masters in St. Petersburg. Baku Grand Slam winner Tushishvili, 22, won his second IJF World Judo Tour gold medal at the expense of 30-year-old world number one David Moura (BRA). Read more

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Varlam Liparteliani wins new honour with masters title

18 Dec 2017 09:10

World silver medallist Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia won a new honour as the captain of the Georgian team helped to inspire his country to a stunning last day performance at the IJF World Masters in St. Petersburg. Another great performance for Georgia that won three gold medals this weekend. Read more

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Kim beats Ortiz to dramatically clinch world number one spot

18 Dec 2017 08:50

Tokyo Grand Slam bronze medallist Kim Minjeong of Korea defeated three-time Olympic medallist Idalys Ortiz (CUB) in the final of the Masters in St. Petersburg to take over the +78kg category in the last women’s contest on the IJF World Judo Tour 2017. A victory worth 1800 points and 56,000 USD dollar. Read more

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Marhinde Verkerk times first World Judo Masters gold well

17 Dec 2017 19:05

The Netherlands’ veteran judoka and 2009 world champion Marhinde Verkerk earned one of the biggest wins of her career on Sunday evening as she defeated Dusseldorf Grand Prix silver medallist Madeleine Malonga of France for U78kg gold. Read more

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Georgian golden boy Beka Gviniashvili wins second Masters title

17 Dec 2017 18:10

Beka Gviniashvili was back among the World Judo Masters winners as he repeated his 2015 triumph with a fine day of judo in St. Petersburg. Gviniashvili seemingly saved his best judo of the year for the final competition of the season as he defeated world bronze medallist Gwak Donghan (KOR) in the U90kg final with a polished performance. Read more

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