World Junior Team Championships Abu Dhabi - Event

World Junior Team Championships Abu Dhabi

  • Date: 27 Oct 2015 - 27 Oct 2015
  • Place: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Type: World Team Championships Juniors
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20151027_AbuDhabi_teams_Masaya Asari

Japanese junior men beat Georgia in world final

27 Oct 2015 18:10

Same as the women, agains Japan and Georgia were opposed in the team final. In the 2013 edition in Ljubljana the Georgians won, but for the second time in a row it was Japan. The Japanese youngsters routed Georgia in the junior men’s team final 5-0 as they swept the board in the team competition with men’s and women’s success as they did a year ago in Fort Lauderdale. In the first contest Asari Masaya (JPN) defeated Tornike Nagliashvili (GEO) by ippon before Yamamoto Yuji (JPN) of Tenri University eked his way past Tamaz Kirakozashvili on shido penalties (2:3). Read more

20151027_AbuDhabi_teams_Japan women

Japanese junior women World Champion

27 Oct 2015 17:10

Three times in a row France and Japan are fighting in the World Junior women's teams final, and for the third time in a row the Japanese women take the World title. In the Junior World Team Championships women’s final Japan showed their superiority as they unleashed their best young judoka to defeat France 4-1 in the final. Tomizawa Kana (JPN) bested Gwenaelle Patin (FRA) in the opening contest by a yuko but bronze medallist Sarah Harachi (FRA) restored level terms against world champion Funakubo Haruka (JPN). Read more