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Life-time experience Miklos Ungvari in IJF education tour through India

13 Oct 2016 08:50

The recent judo educational journey through India, organised by the International Judo Federation and the Judo Federation of Indian helped to lift the veil on judo on the Indian subcontinent. Read more

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Tina Trstenjak gets own judo stamp of approval

12 Oct 2016 17:20

Olympic champion Tina Trstenjak has been honoured for her Rio 2016 success with her own postage stamp bearing her image. Read more

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The stars in October were good for Olympic judo finallists

12 Oct 2016 09:05

Odette Giuffrida and Fabio Basile differ just 5 days and both won an Olympic medal for the same country. 21% of the Olympic finalist was born in October, by far more than any other month: Orujov, Basile, Khalmurzaev, Giuffrida, Agbegnenou and Andeol. Read more

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Former judo world champion Asami announces retirement

11 Oct 2016 15:10

Judoka Haruna Asami, a two-time world champion in the women’s U48kg division, drew the curtain on her career. Read more

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German judoka David Tekic has his lifestory on his body

10 Oct 2016 09:50

Some of the appealing newcomers in the senior division is Germany’s David Tekic. Not just because he won the European Open this year in Madrid, took his first German title and added the European Cup of Belgrade last weekend. Tekic is a story on his own and the story is partially written on his body. David Tekic a.k.a. Tattoo David is a rich man, because he enjoys life as it is. Read more

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Russia tops the table at European Cup in Belgrade

9 Oct 2016 18:10

The organisation of the European Cup can be happy with high level judo with 331 judoka and Russia as strongest nation. The Russians doubled the score of Saturday with another four gold medals. Two German men won gold on Sunday starting with Benjamin Muennich. Read more

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Russians strong at European Cup in Belgrade

9 Oct 2016 00:25

The team of Russia impressed at the first day of the European Cup in Serbia. With four gold medals, two for men, two for women the neo seniors seemed to be ready for the European U23 Championships in Tel Aviv. The first gold medal was for the host nation and the tiny Andrea Stojanovic set a record for the youngest winner of the tournament. Born in 2000 Stojanovic won a trophy bigger than her chest, but not bigger than her heart. Read more

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