Judo : he is the 2016 European champion and the 2017 World bronze medallist

JUDO – Vazha Margvelashvili : « My favourite technique is : attack ! »

JUDO - Vazha Margvelashvili : « Ma technique favorite, c’est l’attaque ! »

En 2016, pour sa première participation, il explose à la face du monde en remportant les Championnats d’Europe de Kazan de fort belle manière. En 2017, pour ses premiers Mondiaux, il fait de nouveau forte impression et s’adjuge la médaille de bronze. A tout juste 24 ans (le 3 octobre), le Géorgien Vazha Margvelashvili (-66 kg) ne fait que commencer à faire parler de lui…

 

Par Ludovic Mauchien

 

Judo - Exclusive : He is coming back for the Open weight World Championship !

JUDO – Coming back Ilias Iliadis : « Nothing is impossible » (Exclusive interview)

JUDO - Coming back Ilias Iliadis : « Rien n’est impossible »

Who can weigh 198 lbs, be 5,1 feet tall and cannot wait to fight some 310 lbs babies ? There is only one ! It’s Mister Ilias Iliadis, officially retired since the Rio Olympics. The two times Olympic medallist and three times World champion is back ! He has decided to tease the « Big ones » at the Open weight World Championship in Marrakesh (November 11th-12th). A great Budoka challenge for an exceptional Judoka champion. In exclusivity, Ilias Iliadis tells us why.

 

By Ludovic Mauchien

 

Judo : Mixed team World championship in Budapest

Results day 7 : Japan by Ippon

Judo : Championnats du monde par équipe à Budapest

After a week of competition, the World championship (August 28th-September 3rd) ended on Sunday in Budapest with the mixed team tournament. As for the individuals, Japan crushed its opponents in this new look competition and finally beat Brazil in the final. France and Korea took the Bronze.

 

By Ludovic Mauchien

 

Judo : World Championships in Budapest / Day 6

Results day 6 : Japan, Teddy Riner and the others

Judo : Championnats du monde à Budapest / 6e jour

Japan crushed its opponents at these World Championships held in the Budapest Laszlo Sport Arena (August 28th-September 3rd) by winning 7 gold medals, which corresponds to 50% of the total. On Saturday, for the last day of the individual tournament, the French Teddy Riner won his 9th title in a row, Chinese Yu Song her 2nd one and Japanese Wolf her 1st one. Highlights.

 

By Ludovic Mauchien