World Championships Astana - Event

World Championships Astana

  • Date: 24 Aug 2015 - 30 Aug 2015
  • Place: Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Type: World Championships
  • Comparable competitions:
Telma Monteiro

Preview World Championships U57kg

25 Aug 2015 22:00

It’s going to be a busy third day at the World Championships. Not only the women’s category U57kg includes 55 women, the men’s category U73kg contains 76 men. Also the number of candidates for the world title is huge. This category is highly competitive and it starts right from the start in Astana. Read more

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Korean An Ba-Ul surprises elite taking the world title

25 Aug 2015 15:25

Korean An Ba-Ul has captured the world title for Korea. The Junior World Champion of 2013 now also won the senior world title. Coached by Min-Ho Choi, the Olympic Champion of 2008 and World Champion of 2007 AN surprised the judo elite by personally taking down Carlos Tondique, Dzmitry Shershan, Kamal Khan-Magomedov, Rishod Sobirov, Golan Pollack and in the final Russian vice world champion Mikhail Pulyaev. Read more

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Misato Nakamura wins third World title and star status

25 Aug 2015 14:20

Misato Nakamura became World Champion for women U52kg and the successor of Majlinda Kelmendi. The Japanese defeated World Ranking Leader Andreea Chitu in the final. For Chitu it was her second lost final in a row. She could have been the most successful athlete at World Championships for her country. Read more

Ebinuma vs Chibana

Preview World Championships U66kg

24 Aug 2015 22:00

Sixty men will fight for the gold medal U66kg including triple World Champion Masashi Ebinuma. He is among the favourites, but it doesn’t mean he is the outspoken title candidate. Ebinuma did show himself much this season. He simply did his job, won the national title and remembered his last international fights as a lesson. After his world title he lost in the team event against Khan-Magomedov, a wise lesson. At the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2014 he lost to countrymen Abe and Kengo Takaichi. Read more

Chiru vs Krasniqi

Preview World Championships U52kg

24 Aug 2015 21:55

World Ranking Leader Andreea Chitu is everywhere. The Romanian team are known as world travelers and start at most major events. Chitu medalled in almost all occasions. This year in Oberwart, Düsseldorf, Zagreb, Baku, Cluj, again Baku with a victory at the European Games but in Tyumen and the IJF Masters in Rabat she didn’t get to top 3. She won 21 of her 28 matches this year which is the highest win percentage ever. Last year Chitu won silver behind Majlinda Kelmendi, who, we published on Saturday is injured and won’t compete in Astana. Read more