Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro - Event

Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro

  • Date: 6 Aug 2016 - 12 Aug 2016
  • Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Majlinda Kelmendi ten years after her golden debut in judo

9 May 2019 09:40

The U52kg was always dominated by Asian athletes. Since the 2004 Athens Olympic Games Asian women won the World and Olympic titles. Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo was the only exception two win three major titles. Kelmendi turned 28 and is working on a big comeback going for those big titles. Ten years at top level Majlinda Kelmendi catapulted sports in Kosovo. Read more

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Handful of Olympic Champions in the field of Masters Guangzhou

13 Dec 2018 17:05

Five reigning Olympic champions and eight current world champions are among the 235 judoka from 53 countries who are all set for action at the season-ending World Judo Masters in Guangzhou, China on Saturday and Sunday. The field includes four 2016 Olympic Champions in their weight category. Obviously Lukas Krpalek is the fifth now fighting +100kg. Read more

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High performance judo: factors for international success

15 Mar 2018 11:30

Judo is one of the most popular combat sports in the world. Judo was worldwide spread since its inclusion in the Olympic Games. Prof. dr. Leandro Mazzei published a joint PHD at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of Sao Paulo, under the direction of Prof. dr. Dr. Veerle De Bosscher (VUB) and Prof. dr. Dr. Maria Teresa (USP). Prof. dr. Mazzei will explain the organisational factors that contribute to the high performance climate of various successful judo nations. Read more

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Switching judokas increase in the road to Tokyo2020

20 Feb 2018 16:40

Switching nations seems are still a trend, as judo is overwhelmed with judoka who switch nation, either to get a chance, either to get better financial circumstances. Although switches all from all times, but this Olympic cycle it's a method. With the latest three Mongolian athletes a new wave of many has started with the Tokyo 2020 Games ahead more will follow Read more

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Mums in Judo: Automne Pavia How to get back on the mat after after pregnancy

17 Oct 2017 15:05

This week on mums in judo, focus on Automne Pavia who tells us about her new life as a mum and the obstacles she is actually facing on her way back to the tatami. Engaged to Ashley McKenzie, Pavia is definitely one of the best under 57kg fighters of the last decade. Read more