Inside News

20160810_Rio_Finch_A7467 Tachimoto

Japanese womens headcoach Mitsutoshi Nanjo resigns

14 Sep 2016 11:05

Japanese women’s headcoach Mitsutoshi Nanjo resigned after being headcoach since 2012, installed after the Olympic Games of London. In Rio at the Olympic Games Nanjo was responsible for the five medals in the Japanese women’s team including the gold of Haruka Tachimoto where he was personally involved as coach. Read more

20160422_Kazan_DeWiT_EmirI_ (1)

2015 European Junior Champion Frank de Wit (20) won’t defend title

14 Sep 2016 08:50

Six out of 16 European Junior Champions of last year in Oberwart are now senior. Walide Khyar stunned everyone later this year by snatching the Senior European title in Kazan in April. Larissa Groenwold won the European Open last week in Tallinn where also Lucy Renshall won, she also took gold in Oberwart last year. Read more

20160908_Rio_52KG PARALYMPICS RIO 2016 JUDO IBSA - Sandrine Martinet

The best judo quotes of the Paralympic Games in Rio

12 Sep 2016 22:05

At the Paralympic Games in Rio ten new Paralympic champions were crowned, three prolonged their titles. The event delivered great emotions and lots of respected judo. The medallists reacted emotionally after their performances, some outperforming, some under their own expectations. Read more

20160422_Kazan_CF_Aliaksandr Vakhaviak

Aliaksandr Vakhaviak spoils Estonian home victory in Tallinn

11 Sep 2016 14:55

Estonian judoka Juhan Mettis was the favourite to take the gold in his category +100kg at the European Open in Tallinn but had to be satisfied with silver in the last match of the event. In the final Aliaksandr Vakhaviak of Belarus snatched the gold medal after three minutes by ippon after a mistake of Mettis. The Estonian won the African Open and booked good results at Pan American Opens in March. But just like in 2014 he finished with silver. Read more

20160910_Rio_+100KG TULEDIBAEV(UZB)-GOODRICH(USA)-6276

Uzbekistan takes it all, stunning judo results at Paralympics

11 Sep 2016 00:25

At the last day of the Paralympic Games judo tournament five different winning nations and some stunning results. The last point of the tournament was priceless, ippon in two seconds, but painful for Brazil where home favourite Wilians Silva de Araujo was about to set the Carioca 3 on fire but Adiljan Tulendibaev of Uzbekistan snatched the title +100kg. Read more

Tallinn womenU52kg

Six proud golden countries at Euro Open in Tallinn

10 Sep 2016 17:10

Six winning nations at the first day of the European Open in Tallinn is the result with Germany leading the medal tally only nation that captured two gold medals. Ines Beischmidt and Amelie Stoll took the gold medals U52kg and U57kg. A great result in one day. In 2012 the German team won four gold medals after two days. Read more

57_Inna Cherniak_Ukraine

Perfect day for World and Paralympic Champion Inna Cherniak

10 Sep 2016 16:40

Paralympic judo star Inna Cherniak of the Ukraine makes light work of defeating Brazil’s Lucia Araujo to secure gold medal on her Paralympic debut in Rio. It took Ukraine’s world champion Cherniak just 40 seconds to seal gold in her first Paralympic final on day two of the judo competitions. Read more

Judo birthday