World Championships Juniors Nassau - Event

World Championships Juniors Nassau

  • Date: 17 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
  • Place: Nassau, Bahamas
  • Type: World Junior Championship
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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Alice Bellandi

21 May 2020 08:30

Italian Junior World Champion Alice Bellandi was heating up to make it her senior competitor very hard to beat her. Last year she took two medals in the IJF World Tour in Tel Aviv and Tbilisi in her category U70kg. She fought with some of the best but now she had to fight with the coronacrisis, not easy for any athlete. Italy was hit first and hard in Europe and it’s coming out of the lock-down. The IJF World Tour will have to wait for action. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy asked her about Bellandi’s action in the time of Covid-19. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Kaja Kajzer

10 May 2020 10:15

Slovenian judoka Kaja Kajzer was still a teen when she won the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv this year, an early birthday present. The youngster always had to fighter older rivals and that made her who she is now. She medalled at the Junior Worlds and now her focus is to qualify for the Games. She even took a sabbatical to realise it. Covid-19 though prolongs that period and JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh asked how Kaja is dealing with the situation. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Andrea Stojadinov

4 Apr 2020 09:20

Andrea Stojadinov is a rising star in Serbian judo. She is a double World Junior bronze medalist and is an Under 23 European Champion. She is currently in lock-down in Serbia but trains daily in her home dojo with her elder brother. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy wondered how she is doing in her own pink Dojo. Read more

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Junior weight categories U44kg and U55kg cancelled immediately

30 Jan 2019 11:20

The junior categories men U55kg and women U44kg will be cancelled in all events. All technical directors and coaches were officially informed about the new measure. A very drastic rule for all athletes in these categories. Read more

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The 5 biggest female judo breakthroughs of 2018

28 Dec 2018 14:40

Who are the ten groundbreaking talents who really emerged this year, at any level? We closely watched judoka born from 1998 onwards. Some of the most absolutely amazing stars of this year, such as Sarah Asahina, Haruka Funakubo or Jessica Klimkait, had already experienced their breakthroughs, but nonetheless had their best year ever and are expected to develop further. Read more