September 28, 2018 /
JUDO – Mikhail Igolnikov : « A good result but… »

Mikhail Igolnikov will not leave Baku empty handed. Eliminated prematurely in individual, he won the bronze medal with t...

September 28, 2018 /
JUDO – Hidayat Heydarov : « I am disappointed by the team »

He was hoping for a medal with Azerbaijan but his team finally finished 5th. First beaten in the semi finals by Japan (4...

September 27, 2018 /
Judo – Tushishivili, the new king

755 athletes, 124 nations, 56 medals and 14 titles awarded... 16 medals and 7 titles for Japan ! The 36th World champio...

September 27, 2018 /
JUDO – Kate Howey : « Better than last year »

The British coach Kate Howey is rather satisfied with the results of her team at the World championships held in Baku (S...

September 27, 2018 /
JUDO – Vitalii Dubrova : « Daria & Georgii, two phenomena »

Gold medal for Daria Bilodid (-48 kg), now the youngest ever world champion in history, and 6th world medal for Georgii ...

September 25, 2018 /
JUDO – Varlam Liparteliani : « I do not know what to say… »

We may believe that he is cursed. Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani (-100 kg) lost his 3rd World Final in Baku, his 4th if...

September 24, 2018 /
JUDO – Marie-Eve Gahie : «I was not so far from the gold medal… »

She almost got it... She led in the final against the reigning world champion, Japan’s Arai, thanks to a Waza scored i...

September 24, 2018 /
JUDO – Tina Trstenjak : « It’s my 4th medal in a raw so I am happy »

Reigning Olympic champion and World champion in 2015, Tina Trstenjak won her fourth consecutive world medal in Baku. Bea...

September 24, 2018 /
JUDO – Hidayet Heydarov : « It’s great to have bronze but I wanted to be first »

Of course, he dreamt of another metal in front of his public, who loudly supported him. Still, at only 21 years old, Aze...

September 24, 2018 /
JUDO – An Changrim : « To become n°1 is such a great feeling »

C’est l’exploit du jour ! A Bakou, An Changrim est devenu champion du monde (-73 kg) en infligeant un Ippon au Japo...

September 24, 2018 /
JUDO – Varlam Liparteliani : « World champion, it’s my dream »

Silver Olympic medallist in 2016, two times silver World medallist in 2013 and 2017, 3rd at the Worlds in 2014 and 2015,...

September 24, 2018 /
JUDO – Highlights of the 1st part of the World championships

Bilodid, the Abe sibling, Zantaraia, Heydarov, An Changrim, Mollaei... Highlights and achievements of the first four day...

September 24, 2018 /
JUDO – Nekoda Smythe-Davis : « I am on the right track »

Bronze medallist at the World championships last year, the 25-year-old Briton Nekoda Smythe-Davis took a higher level pl...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Georgii Zantaraia : « I did nice Judo. I am happy ! »

Four years after his last world medal, Georgii Zantaraia (-66 kg) took bronze at the expense of Israel’s Tal Flicker t...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Gefen Primo : « I made 2 mistakes, I paid for them »

She cried with all her tears, but unlike the European championships in Tel Aviv, this time, it was no happiness. Europea...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Daria Bilodid : « I still don’t understand what’s happening to me »”

She did it ! She made history forever ! At 17 years old, the gifted Ukrainian girl became World champion today in Baku...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Patrick Roux : « Irina Dolgova was nervous while warming up »

European Champion in Tel Aviv last April, Russia’s Irina Dolgova (-48 kg) had great hopes for the Baku World champions...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Shany Hershko : « To speak on tatami, not before »

The coach of the Israeli team, Shany Hershko, looks back on the great European championships that his team experienced i...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Zebeda Rekhviashvili : « After one month in Japan, I am ready »

Forfeited at the European Championships in Tel Aviv last April because of injury, Georgia’s Zebeda Rekhviashvili (-81 ...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Frank De Wit : « Hopefully I will get a medal »

Surprised by Belgium’s Chouchi in the second round of the European championships, Frank De Wit of Netherlands (-81 kg)...

September 21, 2018 /
JUDO – Sagi Muki : « I’m getting stronger day by day »

Last April, in Tel Aviv, he won the European championships at home and was celebrated as a hero. European Champion in -7...