The world team titles were decided as the World Championships finished in Chelyabinsk. Both titles went down to the final of the five matches, with some quality drama. 536 more words
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The final day of individual championships saw stellar performances from a pair of great champions in France’s Teddy Riner and Cuba’s Idalys Ortiz, who were truly dominant in their respective weight classes. 749 more words
Kayla Harrison lost in the semifinals of the World Judo Championship on Friday but recovered to win bronze, one year after reconstructive knee surgery.
Harrison, who became the first American to win Olympic judo gold in 2012, fell to Brazil’s… 103 more words
Canada took its first medal at the judo Worlds in almost fifteen years, as Olympic medalist Antoine Valois-Fortier made the final of the 81kg weight class. 513 more words
Japan had a great day, winning both titles, and Canada got its first victory, though no Canadian was close to the medal hunt.
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