World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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Legendary 10th Dan George Kerr celebrates birthday with a journey

12 Sep 2017 17:30

George Kerr, Scotland’s ‘Mr. Judo’, turned 80 at 24 August. Judo legend Kerr celebrated his birthday with the launch of his autobiography; ‘My Journey to the 10th Dan’. "It's a book about life, not just judo." Read more

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Nutrition can play a role when it comes to golden score

4 Sep 2017 17:10

The world of judo is recovering from a whole week of spectacular judo as the World Championships came to an end. Amelie Rosseneu reviewed the World Championships and zooms in at the golden score rules. Golden score is a mental and physical game where nutrition can play an important role. Read more

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Eight new World Ranking leaders set Japan back to the top

4 Sep 2017 13:10

On Monday the new IJF World Ranking was released with eight new world ranking leaders. Soichi Hashimoto (U73kg) and Sumiya Dorjsuren (U57kg) were number one last week and also won the world title. It’s not about the ranking but about the performance. Four male World Ranking leaders of last week didn’t make a medal, three women didn’t make a medal and heavyweight Slutskaya couldn’t participate in Budapest. We introduce the new Ranking leaders. Read more

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Chair for IJF athlete commission still an option for Teddy Riner

4 Sep 2017 09:05

French star Teddy Riner could retain his position as head of the Athletes' Commission after the International Judo Federation (IJF) selected him for a role on the body. Riner, who won his ninth world title during the event here and stretched his winning run to 134 matches, was one of four athletes hand-picked for a position on the Commission by the IJF. Read more

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French superstar teddy Riner wins 9th world judo title

2 Sep 2017 21:05

French heavyweight king Teddy Riner of France fought for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics and looked like he had never been away. While the Frenchman remained the favourite for the title, there was high expectations from all as new challengers had emerged while he had been away and the rules had been modified during his absence. Read more