World U18 Championships Santiago de Chile - Event

World U18 Championships Santiago de Chile

  • Date: 9 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
  • Place: Santiago de Chile, Chile
  • Type: World Cadet Championships
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Ranto Katsura doubles Japan’s gold medal haul in Chile

11 Aug 2017 02:40

Japanese Katsura Ranto was the outstanding judoka in the U66kg category as he dominated 17-year-old national junior champion Mark Hristov (BUL) in the final. The 16-year-old Japanese judoka was wondering what all the fuss was about as the photographers and audience were left in awe of his array of scoring techniques while he remained cool and collected. Read more


Golden showing from Russia’s Kazbek Naguchev sparks sibling celebrations

11 Aug 2017 02:30

Russian talent Kazbek Naguchev defeated one-time Cadet European Cup winner Nurzat Salimbayev (KAZ) to win the Cadet World Championships. The Russian’s brother Abrek Naguchev (RUS) took U55kg bronze on day one and was leading the vocal support for his sibling who seized the occasion. Read more


Japanese dominance U60kg at Cadet World Championships, preview Day 2

10 Aug 2017 07:30

Four new champions after the first day of the Cadet World Championships and four winning countries. The categories girls U48, U52 and boys U60 and U66kg are ready to fight their most important event of the year, in Santiago de Chile accompanied by family and team mates. The IJF sums up the top talents in the starting grid for day 2 in Chile. Read more


Turkish starlet Mihrac Akkus grabs season treble

10 Aug 2017 03:30

Turkish judoka Mihrac Akkus completed a stunning treble by winning the Cadet World Championships. Previously he was European Youth Olympic Festival and Cadet European Championships winner. Akkus, 17, who is one of the leading prospects in the sport, raises his game with every competition and was arguably the player of the day as he won four of his five fights by ippon. Read more


Aldi De Oliveira shows golden Brazilian brilliance

10 Aug 2017 03:05

Aldi De Oliveira of Brazil won all four of his contests in Chile to capture Cadet World gold at the first attempt. The ne-waza level of De Oliveira surpassed his rivals and that was the difference in the final when he strung together a beautiful combination to defeat Maksud Ochilov (UZB). Cadet Pan American Championships winner De Oliveira threw his Asian opponent with a controlled tomoe-nage to setup the decisive juji-gatame from which Ochilov was forced to submit. Read more