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Nekoda Davis can't compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games

21 Jan 2021 22:55

Nekoda Smythe Davis will not compete at the Tokyo Olympics Games this year. The British judoka suffers too much of her injury and will be focusing on qualification for the 2024 Olympic Games. British Judo interviewed the 2018 world championships finallist U57kg. Read more

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Tato Grigalashvili wants to become multiple World Champion

21 Jan 2021 13:40

At the recent IJF Judo Masters in Doha Georgian super talent Tato Grigalashvili was one of the stars who again showed he is an asset for his country. Taking the gold medal at such huge event was impressive but foremost the way he achieved it. He became the best male athlete spending just 16 minutes and 33 seconds on the tatami in Doha which included 4 ippons wins and one wazari win. Grigalashvili is hot. Read more

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Sergei Aschwanden: The Judo Day Of My Life

21 Jan 2021 09:30

Beijing 2008 - the Mens 90kg Bronze medal match 2, was contested by Ivan Pershin of Russia and Sergei Aschwanden of Switzerland. As their names were announced, the casual listener could be forgiven for thinking Sergei had some slavic connection, when in reality, he was born in Switzerland to a Swiss father and a Kenyan mother, who chose the name because she liked the sound of it. Read more

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The category U48kg has it all

20 Jan 2021 08:25

If we focus on the U48kg category, with its endless range of styles and energies, we might have expected Krasniqi (KOS), Bilodid (UKR), Tonaki (JPN) to reach the final block, one way or another. Our expectations, though, are not gospel. They are built from history, from feeling and gut, from expertise and technical understanding, but we can’t account for the topsy-turvy year behind us, with its speed bumps in the conveyor belt of tried and tested champion-building. Read more

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Japanese siblings be plan double act at Tokyo 2021 Olympics

19 Jan 2021 09:30

Top judo athletes Hifumi Abe and his younger sister Uta will compete together this Summer at the Tokyo Olympic Games. The unprecedented cancellation of last years Olympic Games due to the actual world context was a huge disappointment to sports fans worldwide, and we wait with baited breath to hear if Japan will go ahead and stage the worlds biggest sporting even this year. Read more

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Varlam Liparteliani still hungry for judo gold

14 Jan 2021 14:35

In a recent interview with JudoInside European Champion and Paris winner Peter Paltchik (ISR) said some warm words about Varlam Liparteliani. The warrior from Georgia can never be wiped out for a top position. Paltchik: “He's my childhood hero and now, a good friend. I really appreciate his judo. Our battles are very passionate and I love that.” In Doha again proved to be among the world’s best athletes U100kg. Read more

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Romane Dicko confirms world class act in Doha

14 Jan 2021 14:25

There is definitely a parallel between Teddy Riner and French youngster Romane Dicko. At young age they have reached world class level. Dicko was European senior Champion at the age of 18 and over the last 365 days she won the Paris Grand Slam, European Championships and the IJF World Masters in Doha. We can say the is the most successful athlete over the last year to date. Read more

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