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Grand Prix Düsseldorf gets Grand Slam status in 2018

22 Dec 2016 18:25

From 2018 the current Grand Prix of Düsseldorf will be turned into the Grand Slam of Düsseldorf. Last week city director Burkhard Hintzsche and Judo Federation President Peter Frese ratified the contract for the next four years. Read more

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The best male judoka of the IJF World Ranking in 2016

21 Dec 2016 08:10

Three athletes of Azerbaijan dominate the last World Ranking of the year for men. In total four Europeans including Teddy Riner confirm that European is the most leading continent. Japan’s World Champions Nagase and Baker represent Asia as leader as well as An Ba-Ul of Korea. Teddy Riner is Leading the World Ranking since the start in 2009. Read more

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Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh top all rankings in World Tour

20 Dec 2016 15:55

Kazach judoka Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh had an amazing year and tops all the rankings. She earned the most prize money in the IJF World Tour, she won the most medals, and most gold medals. Previously she fought for Mongolia but successfully switched to Kazakhstan and won Olympic bronze. Swedish Marcus Nyman and Dutch Guusje Steenhuis are ranked second in most prize money in the World Tour. Read more

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Year overview of the World Leading women judoka of 2016

20 Dec 2016 14:25

Three European athletes, two Asian and two Pan American athletes are leading the last World Ranking of the year, what was called the IJF Prestige ranking. Mongolia is the most dominant nation in the world ranking for women with two leading positions. Former Mongolian, now Kazakh judoka Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh won the most prize money, $15,500 of which 20% went to her coach. Read more

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New Stream takes gold, Red Star Belgrade thrills homecrowd

17 Dec 2016 21:30

In the final for men Red Star Belgrade had Russian team New Stream as strong opponent. It resulted in a top European Club final with excitement until the last 10 seconds. It was 37-year old veteran Alexandr Mikhailin who claimed the last and decisive victory of the tournament. Read more

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First European Club title for Spain ever to Valencia Judo Club

17 Dec 2016 21:25

Spanish Valencia Judo Club claimed the gold medal in the European Club Championships for women. The strong team was in the final against a super talented Serbian team of Slavia Novisad. The Serbians offered the crowd a thriller of a final against the experienced Spanish team from Valencia. Read more

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Sagaredjo Superstars continues European Club success

17 Dec 2016 18:35

After the victory last year at the European Club Championships, the Georgian team of Sagaredjo Superstars now won the Golden League, the highest team title for clubs in Europe. In the final the Georgian team defeated Yawara Newa by 3-2. Read more

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