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Gevrise Emane takes the unbelievable triple

28 Aug 2015 16:00

The world title for women U70kg is back in France. Who would have thought that 33-year young Gevrise Emane would regain the title that she won in 2007. In the final Emane defeated Maria Bernabeu of Spain. Read more

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Mami Umeki youngest World Champion of 2015

28 Aug 2015 16:00

Japanese Umeki Mami won the world title for Japan for women U78kg. An absolute sensation at a sensational day. Umeki also became the youngest winner of the tournament so far with just 20 years of age. The last final of the day opposed Umeki Slovenian Ana Velensek. Would Velensek be able to imitate her teammate Tina Trstenjak from the U63kg weight category or was Japan able to win a fifth gold medal this event. Umeki gave the answer to that question. Read more

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Korean Gwak Dong Han grabs the world title U90kg

28 Aug 2015 15:05

What a crazy fifth day at the Judo World Championships in Astana. Three new champions were born as many of the favourites had an off-day. The preliminaries were awesome to see and the final block was as unpredictable as the prelims. Korea’s Gwak Dong Han surprised the European favourites today by taking the gold medal U90kg. If you’re coached by the current Olympic champion, you cannot complain about expertise, but the conversion to the first World Champion of Korea U90kg since 2009 is unexpected. In Rotterdam Kyu-Won Lee became world champion in 2009 and in 2003 Hee-Tae Hwang. Read more

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