2007 World Judo Championships

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2007 World Judo Championships
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The official logotype: Sugarloaf Mountain and Urca Mountain styled as a black belt.
Venue Jeunesse Arena
Location Flag of Brazil.svg Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dates13–16 August 2007
Competitors743 from 138 nations
Competition at external databases
Links IJF    EJU    JudoInside
  Cairo 2005

The 2007 World Judo Championships are the 25th edition of the Judo World Championships, and were held at the Rio Olympic Arena, usually called Arena Multiuso, that was built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, in Jacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from September 13 to September 16, 2007.

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The competition gathered the sport's top athletes in Rio de Janeiro, with only a few exceptions, due to injuries. Among the high-profile injured judokas that were unable to participate were Brazil's Flávio Canto, bronze medallist in the -81 kg category at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, who tore a ligament in his right elbow during the 2007 Pan American Games (during the event, Canto participated as a commentator for the Brazilian paid sports channel, Sportv); and Japan's Tadahiro Nomura, the three-time Olympic champion and heavy favorite in the -60 kg category was forced to withdraw only a few weeks before the event due to injury (his replacement was able to place 7th in the competition).

In the leadup to the event, Rio de Janeiro also hosted the IJF's International Congress, congregating the heads of all the national confederations affiliated to the IJF. The meeting took place on September 12, eve of the first day of competition, and in it, some important decisions were made. The first was the election of the new IJF president. Marius Vizer was elected by the attending representatives to replace Yung Sang Park, the current president. In addition, the Congress voted and approved unanimously, the extension of the IJF's president term from 2 years to 6 years. Another decision made in the meeting was the selection of the city that would host the 2011 World Championship. The contenders were the cities of Paris, France and Hamburg, Germany, and the French capital was selected as the host city for the 2011 event. Finally, the Congress also voted on the new presidency of the European Judo Union, with Russia's Sergei Soloveychik being elected president and Jean-Luc Rougé and Vladimir Barta being elected as first vice president and vice president respectively. Newly appointed IJF president, Marius Vizer, was made honorary president of the European Judo Federation as well.

After the conclusion of competition in the last day of the event, the IJF members voted on the best athletes of the World Championship. In the men's side, Brazil's Tiago Camilo, who won in the -81 kg category by defeating all opponents by ippon (the perfect score, which ends the match automatically), was selected; and in the women's side, North Korea's Kye Sun-Hui, who won in the -57 kg category, was chosen as best female athlete in the competition. Both athletes were presented with an obelisk-shaped, acrylic trophy for the achievement.

Medal overview

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
Extra-lightweight (60 kg)
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Ruben Houkes  (NED)Flag of Georgia.svg  Nestor Khergiani  (GEO)Flag of Austria.svg  Ludwig Paischer  (AUT)
Flag of South Korea.svg  Choi Min-Ho  (KOR)
Half-lightweight (66 kg)
details
Flag of Brazil.svg  João Derly  (BRA)Flag of Cuba.svg  Yordanis Arencibia  (CUB)Flag of Iran.svg  Arash Miresmaeili  (IRI)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Miklós Ungvári  (HUN)
Lightweight (73 kg)
details
Flag of South Korea.svg  Wang Ki-Chun  (KOR)Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Elnur Mammadli  (AZE)Flag of Japan.svg  Yusuke Kanamaru  (JPN)
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Rasul Bokiev  (TJK)
Half-middleweight (81 kg)
details
Flag of Brazil.svg  Tiago Camilo  (BRA)Flag of France.svg  Anthony Rodriguez  (FRA)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Guillaume Elmont  (NED)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Euan Burton  (GBR)
Middleweight (90 kg)
details
Flag of Georgia.svg  Irakli Tsirekidze  (GEO)Flag of Greece.svg  Ilias Iliadis  (GRE)Flag of Italy.svg  Roberto Meloni  (ITA)
Flag of Russia.svg  Ivan Pershin  (RUS)
Half-heavyweight (100 kg)
details
Flag of Brazil.svg  Luciano Corrêa  (BRA)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Peter Cousins  (GBR)Flag of Hungary.svg  Dániel Hadfi  (HUN)
Flag of Cuba.svg  Oreidis Despaigne  (CUB)
Heavyweight (+100 kg)
details
Flag of France.svg  Teddy Riner  (FRA)Flag of Russia.svg  Tamerlan Tmenov  (RUS)Flag of Georgia.svg  Lasha Gujejiani  (GEO)
Flag of Brazil.svg  João Gabriel Schlittler  (BRA)
Openweight
details
Flag of Japan.svg  Yasuyuki Muneta  (JPN)Flag of Belarus.svg  Juri Rybak  (BLR)Flag of France.svg  Matthieu Bataille  (FRA)
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Abdullo Tangriev  (UZB)

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
Extra-lightweight (48 kg)
details
Flag of Japan.svg  Ryoko Tani  (JPN)Flag of Cuba.svg  Yanet Bermoy  (CUB)Flag of France.svg  Frédérique Jossinet  (FRA)
Flag of Romania.svg  Alina Dumitru  (ROU)
Half-lightweight (52 kg)
details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  Shi Junjie  (CHN)Flag of Portugal.svg  Telma Monteiro  (POR)Flag of North Korea.svg  An Kum Ae  (PRK)
Flag of Japan.svg  Yuka Nishida  (JPN)
Lightweight (57 kg)
details
Flag of North Korea.svg  Kye Sun-Hui  (PRK)Flag of Spain.svg  Isabel Fernández  (ESP)Flag of Japan.svg  Aiko Sato  (JPN)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Bernadett Baczkó  (HUN)
Half-middleweight (63 kg)
details
Flag of Cuba.svg  Driulis González  (CUB)Flag of France.svg  Lucie Décosse  (FRA)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Elisabeth Willeboordse  (NED)
Flag of Japan.svg  Ayumi Tanimoto  (JPN)
Middleweight (70 kg)
details
Flag of France.svg  Gevrise Emane  (FRA)Flag of the United States.svg  Ronda Rousey  (USA)Flag of Italy.svg  Ylenia Scapin  (ITA)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Anett Mészáros  (HUN)
Half-heavyweight (78 kg)
details
Flag of Cuba.svg  Yurisel Laborde  (CUB)Flag of Japan.svg  Sae Nakazawa  (JPN)Flag of France.svg  Stéphanie Possamaï  (FRA)
Flag of South Korea.svg  Jeong Gyeong-Mi  (KOR)
Heavyweight (+78 kg)
details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  Tong Wen  (CHN)Flag of Japan.svg  Maki Tsukada  (JPN)Flag of Germany.svg  Sandra Köppen  (GER)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Carola Uilenhoed  (NED)
Openweight
details
Flag of Japan.svg  Maki Tsukada  (JPN)Flag of Slovenia.svg  Lucija Polavder  (SLO)Flag of France.svg  Anne-Sophie Mondière  (FRA)
Flag of Russia.svg  Elena Ivashchenko  (RUS)

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Brazil)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 3249
2Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil *3014
3Flag of France.svg  France 2248
4Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 2215
5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 2002
6Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 1113
7Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1034
8Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1023
9Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 1012
10Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 0123
11Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 0112
12Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 0101
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 0101
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 0101
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 0101
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 0101
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 0101
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0101
19Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 0044
20Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 0022
21Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 0011
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 0011
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 0011
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 0011
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan 0011
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 0011
Totals (26 entries)16163264

Results overview

Men

60 kg

16 September - Final details

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Ruben Houkes Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
2. Nestor Khergiani Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia
3. Ludwig Paischer Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
3. Choi Min-Ho Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
5. Rok Drakšič Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
5. Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia
7. Tatsuaki Egusa Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
7. Cemal Oğuz Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey

66 kg

15 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. João Derly Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2. Yordanis Arencibia Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
3. Arash Miresmaeili Flag of Iran.svg  Iran
3. Miklós Ungvári Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
5. Giovanni Casale Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
5. Armen Nazaryan Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia
7. Andreas Mitterfellner Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
7. Sasha Mehmedovich Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

73 kg

15 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Wang Ki-Chun Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
2. Elnur Mammadli Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan
3. Yusuke Kanamaru Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
3. Rasul Bokiev Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan
5. Sezer Huysuz Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey
5. David Kevkhishvili Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia
7. Konstantin Semenov Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
7. Robert Gess Flag of Germany.svg  Germany

81 kg

14 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Tiago Camilo Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2. Anthony Rodriguez Flag of France.svg  France
3. Guillaume Elmont Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
3. Euan Burton Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
5. Robert Krawczyk Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
5. Giuseppe Maddaloni Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
7. Kwon Young Woo Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
7. Tomislav Marijanovic Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia

90 kg

14 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Irakli Tsirekidze Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia
2 Ilias Iliadis Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
3. Roberto Meloni Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
3. Ivan Pershin Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
5. Mark Huizinga Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
5. Hesham Mesbah Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt
7. Winston Gordon Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
7. Elkhan Mammadov Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan

100 kg

13 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Luciano Corrêa Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2. Peter Cousins Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3. Dániel Hadfi Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
3. Oreidis Despaigne Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
5. Amel Mekić Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina
5. Levan Zhorzholiani Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia
7. Vitaliy Bubon Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
7. Utkir Kurbanov Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan

+100 kg

13 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Teddy Riner Flag of France.svg  France
2. Tamerlan Tmenov Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
3. Lasha Gujejiani Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia
3. João Gabriel Schlittler Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
5. Kosei Inoue Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
5. Xiangjun Wei Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
7. Abdullo Tangriev Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan
7. Óscar Brayson Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba

Open class

16 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Yasuyuki Muneta Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2. Juri Rybak Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
3. Matthieu Bataille Flag of France.svg  France
3. Abdullo Tangriev Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan
5. Daniel Hernandes Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
5. Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia
7. Franz Birkfellner Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
7. Moulud Miraliev Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan

Women

48 kg

16 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Ryoko Tani Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2. Yanet Bermoit Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
3. Frédérique Jossinet Flag of France.svg  France
3. Alina Dumitru Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
5. Paula Pareto Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
5. Kim Yong-Ram Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
7. Eva Csernoviczki Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
7. Tatiana Moskvina Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus

52 kg

15 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Shi Junjie Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2. Telma Monteiro Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
3. An Kum Ae Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
3. Yuka Nishida Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
5. Kim Kyung-Ok Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
5. Erika Miranda Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
7. Soraya Haddad Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
7. Georgina Singleton Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain

57 kg

15 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Kye Sun-Hui Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
2. Isabel Fernández Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
3. Aiko Sato Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
3. Bernadett Baczkó Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
5. Nina Koivumäki Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
5. Giulia Quintavalle Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
7. Yvonne Bönisch Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
7. Faith Pitman Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain

63 kg

14 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Driulis González Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
2. Lucie Décosse Flag of France.svg  France
3. Elisabeth Willeboordse Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
3. Ayumi Tanimoto Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
5. Anna Von Harnier Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
5. Urška Žolnir Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
7. Claudia Heill Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
7. Ja-Young Kong Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea

70 kg

14 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Gevrise Emane Flag of France.svg  France
2. Ronda Rousey Flag of the United States.svg  United States
3. Ylenia Scapin Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
3. Anett Mészáros Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
5. Edith Bosch Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
5. Maryna Pryshchepa Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
7. Leire Iglesias Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
7. Yalennis Castillo Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba

78 kg

13 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Yurisel Laborde Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
2. Sae Nakazawa Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
3. Stéphanie Possamaï Flag of France.svg  France
3. Kyung-Mi Jung Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
5. Lucia Morico Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
5. Yang Xiuli Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
7. Edinanci Silva Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
7. Houda Miled Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia

+78 kg

13 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Tong Wen Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2. Maki Tsukada Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
3. Sandra Köppen Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
3. Carola Uilenhoed Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
5. Karina Bryant Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
5. Anne-Sophie Mondière Flag of France.svg  France
7. Urszula Sadkowska Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
7. Nihel Chikhrouhou Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia

Open class

16 September - Final

PositionJudokaCountry
1. Maki Tsukada Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2. Lucija Polavder Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
3. Anne-Sophie Mondière Flag of France.svg  France
3. Elena Ivashchenko Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
5. Yuliya Barysik Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
5. Idalys Ortiz Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
7. Liu Huanyuan Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
7. Dorjgotovyn Tserenkhand Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia

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