World Championships Astana - Event

World Championships Astana

  • Date: 24 Aug 2015 - 30 Aug 2015
  • Place: Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Type: World Championships
  • Comparable competitions:
Hall of Fame

Nine new Hall of Famers added by IJF

22 Aug 2015 21:25

Nine new Hall of Famers were added by the International Judo Federation at the occasion of a gala in advance of the World Championships in Astana. The IJF started the Hall of Fame in 2013 and continues this tradition to honour the best athletes in the history of judo. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi out of the World Championships!

22 Aug 2015 12:05

Majlinda Kelmendi won’t participate in the World Championships this year, in Astana. The Kosovarian pride suffered a back injury. Kelmendi, who would defend her World title hadn’t fought any matches so far this year and was actually recovering from a knee injury, but that seemed under control. Read more


Olympic Games #5 Marie Muller cancels Worlds in Astana

22 Aug 2015 11:30

Luxembourg judoka Marie Muller will not be taking part in the world championships in Kazakhstan due to injury. Muller announced her decision to skip the event on social media. The Judo World Championships, hosted in Astana, Kazakhstan, are set to start on Monday. Read more

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Injured Ashley McKenzie cancels World Championships

21 Aug 2015 22:10

Britain's Commonwealth champion Ashley McKenzie has withdrawn from the World Judo Championships through injury. The 26-year old Commonwealth and British Open Champion, was on the right track with a silver medal at the Grand Slam in Tyumen. Read more

Takanori Nagase

Takanori Nagase wants to take revenge for 2014

21 Aug 2015 14:25

Takanori Nagase is one of the challengers of World Champion Avtandili Tchrikishvili. After his gold medal win at the Masters earlier this year, he caused quite a few fighters to have some concern and the Japanese fighter is ready to take revenge this time against the Georgian. He has been undefeated for a long time. This year, he only lost one match, against Aliaksandr Stsiashenka in Dusseldorf. Read more