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Russian Yago Abduladze wins World Judo Championship

06.06.2021 89 просмотров

In the final, the Russian defeated Gusman Kyrgyzbaev from Kazakhstan.


Russian Yago Abuladze became the world champion in judo in the weight category up to 60 kg. Competitions are held in Budapest.

In the final fight, the 23-year-old Russian defeated the representative of Kazakhstan Gusman Kyrgyzbaev.

Iago Abuladze is the silver medalist of the championship European Championship 2020 and the bronze medalist of the 2021 tournament.

The last time Russian judokas managed to win the world title was in 2011 in Paris, where Tagir Khaibullaev (up to 100 kg) became the winner. In total, five Russians became the winners of the world championships - Nikolai Ozhegin (1995), Vitaly Makarov (2001), three times Alexander Mikhaylin (2001 - in weight over 100 kg and open category, 2005), Ivan Nifontov(2009) and Tagir Khaibulaev (2011).

In connection with the sanctions of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Russian teams until mid-December 2022 at the World Championships and the Olympic Games cannot compete under the national flag, and the national anthem cannot be played in their honor. Russian judoists compete under the flag of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) at the championship, and instead of the anthem, a fragment from Piano Concerto No. 1 by Pyotr Tchaikovsky will be used.

The World Championship is one of the stages of selection for the Olympic Games and is the largest and the most rated of the tournaments held under the auspices of the International Judo Federation. World champions in individual competitions receive 2,000 points in the world ranking, silver medalists - 1,400 each, bronze medalists - 1,000 each.

Competitions in Budapest will end on June 13.

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