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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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


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


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


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


World leading Dutchman Michael Korrel must surpass best year

4 Jan 2018 15:25

World number one Michael Korrel has had an amazing 2017. With a victory at the Grand Slam in Baku the Dutchman cemented his leading position. Two finals in December in Tokyo and the World Masters gave him enough points to secure the jackpot. Six medals this year in qualification events is even better than last year’s rise. However he will have to work hard and surpass last year's results to maintain his position. Read more