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Japan women take the team world title

30 Aug 2015 15:00

The Japanese women have won the world title for teams. In the final the Japanese dominated the team of Poland. For Poland the best ever performance and a miracle to get that far. The Japanese women however were much too strong. The Japanese won by 5-0, although Katarzyna Klys gave a good match and kept the match at 0-0 but with one penalty behind against Chizuru Arai. Daria Pogorzelec couldn’t hold Kanae Yamabe and lost the last match in 25 seconds, 5-0 to Japan. The final team consisted of Misato Nakamura, Anzu Yamamoto who hadn’t competed in the individual tournament U57kg, Miku Tashiro U63 and Arai and Yamabe as last two weight categories. Read more

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Teddy Riner first man in judo to win 8 world titles

29 Aug 2015 15:30

Teddy Riner's star is rising each day, also out of our sport of judo. He is the first man on earth to win eight World titles in judo. Again he defeated all his opponent relatively easy and defeated Japanese Ryu Shichinohe in the final. Teddy Riner was equal to Japanese judo legend Ryoko Tani who won seven world title for women U48kg. Read more

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Yu Song brings heavyweight gold back to China

29 Aug 2015 15:00

Yu Song has become the world champion for women +78kg. The World Ranking leader was able to defeat Megumi Tachimoto in the final. The Japanese was the only medallist who qualified for the final. She defeated Idalys Ortiz in the quarter final. It was Yu Song though who managed to deal with the expectations. Read more

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