2017 IJF World Ranking - Event

2017 IJF World Ranking

  • Date: 17 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
  • Place: Budapest, IJF
  • Type: IJF World Ranking Leader
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Top earners in the IJF World Judo Tour 2018

24 Dec 2018 10:45

Being a judoka is not the financially most solid occupation. Not a surprise to many despite the increasing prize money awarded by the IJF in the IJF World Tour. The absolute top players cannot even get a year salary. However the prize money is for sure an appreciation of the hard work and investments. Read more

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IJF World Tour expands in 2018 with new events

12 Jan 2018 10:05

The IJF World Tour continues in 2018 starting with the first Grand Prix in Tunis, although before the revolution Tunisia already had a Grand Prix in 2009 and 2010. Also Agadir will have a Grand Prix in March and the Grand Slam of Tokyo will now be held in Osaka. There's a total of 17 competitions throughout the year, including the World Championships in Baku. Read more

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It's time for World ranking leader David Moura

9 Jan 2018 17:25

For a long time David Moura has been the number two of Brazil. The heavyweight grew behind Rafael Silva who captured two Olympic bronze medals in 2012 and 2016. Silva was the only heavyweight who finally took Olympic and world medals. With David Moura Brazil have another powerhouse and Moura became the World number one after his good performances over years and especially in 2017. Read more

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Korean heavyweight Kim Min-Jeong is a spectacular mover in the World Ranking

6 Jan 2018 09:05

The winner of the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg was kind of a surprise. Korean heavyweight Kim Min-Jeong is in the top 10 for the last four years and finished fifth at the Olympic Games in Rio, but this time she won the jackpot. The Korean suddenly jumped to the number one spot in the World Ranking. Read more

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Dutch powerhouses Steenhuis en Verkerk lead the IJF World Ranking

5 Jan 2018 09:05

In ten years-time, Dutch woman Guusje Steenhuis built up quite a career. The 25-year old world ranking leader U78kg won the Grand Slam of Baku this year and the Grand Prix in The Hague. In the final she defeated Marhinde Verkerk who took revenge one month later in St. Petersburg at the masters. The Dutch rivalry goes to the max with the numbers and two in the current IJF World Ranking. Read more