1997 World Judo Championships

The 1997 World Judo Championships were the 20th edition of the World Judo Championships, and were held in Paris, France in 1997.

1997 World Judo Championships
Dates9 – 12 Oct 1997
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Medal overviewEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Extra-lightweight (60 kg)
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  Tadahiro Nomura (JPN)   Georgi Revazichvili (GEO)   Fúlvio Miyata (BRA)
  Cedric Taymans (BEL)
Half-lightweight (65 kg)
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  Gimhyeok (KOR)   Larbi Benboudaoud (FRA)   Georgi Vazagashvili (GEO)
  Victor Bivol (MDA)
Lightweight (71 kg)
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  Kenzo Nakamura (JPN)   Christophe Gagliano (FRA)   Guilherme Bentes (POR)
  Vsevolods Zeļonijs (LAT)
Half-middleweight (78 kg)
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  Cho In-Chul (KOR)   Djamel Bouras (FRA)   Kwak Ok-Chol (PRK)
  Patrick Reiter (AUT)
Middleweight (86 kg)
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  Jeon Ki-Young (KOR)   Marko Spittka (GER)   Brian Olson (USA)
  Michele Monti (ITA)
Half-heavyweight (95 kg)
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  Paweł Nastula (POL)   Aurélio Miguel (BRA)   Ghislain Lemaire (FRA)
  Yoshio Nakamura (JPN)
Heavyweight (+95 kg)
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  David Douillet (FRA)   Shinichi Shinohara (JPN)   Pan Song (CHN)
  Tamerlan Tmenov (RUS)
Openweight
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  Rafał Kubacki (POL)   Yoshiharu Makishi (JPN)   Dennis van der Geest (NED)
  Harry Van Barneveld (BEL)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Extra-lightweight (48 kg)
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  Ryoko Tamura (JPN)   Amarilis Savón (CUB)   Monika Kurath (SUI)
  Pae Dong-Suk (PRK)
Half-lightweight (52 kg)
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  Marie-Claire Restoux (FRA)   Kye Sun-Hui (PRK)   Hyun Sook-Hee (KOR)
  Nicole Flagothier (BEL)
Lightweight (56 kg)
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  Isabel Fernández (ESP)   Driulis González (CUB)   Chiyori Tateno (JPN)
  Magali Baton (FRA)
Half-middleweight (61 kg)
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  Séverine Vandenhende (FRA)   Gella Vandecaveye (BEL)   Sara Álvarez (ESP)
  Jung Sung-Sook (KOR)
Middleweight (66 kg)
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  Kate Howey (GBR)   Anja von Rekowski (GER)   Emanuela Pierantozzi (ITA)
  Cho Min-Sun (KOR)
Half-heavyweight (72 kg)
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  Noriko Anno (JPN)   Diadenis Luna (CUB)   Edinanci Silva (BRA)
  Ulla Werbrouck (BEL)
Heavyweight (+72 kg)
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  Christine Cicot (FRA)   Miho Ninomiya (JPN)   Beata Maksymow (POL)
  Sun Fuming (CHN)
Openweight
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  Daima Beltrán (CUB)   Raquel Barrientos (ESP)   Miho Ninomiya (JPN)
  Yuan Hua (CHN)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Japan43310
2  France4329
3  South Korea3036
4  Poland2013
5  Cuba1304
6  Spain1113
7  Great Britain1001
8  Germany0202
9  Belgium0145
10  Brazil0123
  North Korea0123
12  Georgia0112
13  China0033
14  Italy0022
15  Austria0011
  Latvia0011
  Moldova0011
  Netherlands0011
  Portugal0011
  Russia0011
   Switzerland0011
  United States0011
Totals (22 nations)16163264

Results overviewEdit

MenEdit

60 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Tadahiro Nomura   Japan
2. Georgi Revazichvili   Georgia
3. Fúlvio Miyata   Brazil
3. Cedric Taymans   Belgium
5. Kang Myong-Chang   North Korea
5. Yacine Douma   France
7. Samuel Dunkley   Great Britain
7. Nikolai Ojeguine   Russia

65 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Gimhyeok   South Korea
2. Larbi Benboudaoud   France
3. Georgi Vazagashvili   Georgia
3. Victor Bivol   Moldova
5. Israel Hernández   Cuba
5. Magomed Dzhafarov   Russia
7. Henrique Guimarães   Brazil
7. Amar Meridja   Algeria

71 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Kenzo Nakamura   Japan
2. Christophe Gagliano   France
3. Guilherme Bentes   Portugal
3. Vsevolods Zeļonijs   Latvia
5. Jorma Korhonen   Finland
5. Khalium Boldbaatar   Mongolia
7. Koen van Nol   Netherlands
7. Illya Chymchyuri   Ukraine

78 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Cho In-Chul   South Korea
2. Djamel Bouras   France
3. Kwak Ok-Chol   North Korea
3. Patrick Reiter   Austria
5. Yu Zhijan   China
5. Graeme Randall   Great Britain
7. Alvaro Paseyro   Uruguay
7. Flávio Canto   Brazil

86 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Jeon Ki-Young   South Korea
2. Marko Spittka   Germany
3. Brian Olson   United States
3. Michele Monti   Italy
5. Algimantas Merkevičius   Lithuania
5. Ruslan Mashurenko   Ukraine
7. Hiroomi Fujita   Japan
7. Keith Morgan   Canada

95 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Paweł Nastula   Poland
2. Aurélio Miguel   Brazil
3. Ghislain Lemaire   France
3. Yoshio Nakamura   Japan
5. Daniel Gürschner   Germany
5. Radu Ivan   Romania
7. Dano Pantić   FR Yugoslavia
7. Ariel Zeevi   Israel

+95 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. David Douillet   France
2. Shinichi Shinohara   Japan
3. Pan Song   China
3. Tamerlan Tmenov   Russia
5. Selim Tataroğlu   Turkey
5. Seyed Mahmoudreza Miran   Iran
7. Rafał Kubacki   Poland
7. Ernesto Pérez   Spain

Open classEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Rafał Kubacki   Poland
2. Yoshiharu Makishi   Japan
3. Harry Van Barneveld   Belgium
3. Dennis van der Geest   Netherlands
5. Sergey Kossorotov   Russia
5. Pan Song   China
7. Vladimir Sánchez   Cuba
7. Aurélio Miguel   Brazil

WomenEdit

48 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Ryoko Tamura   Japan
2. Amarilis Savón   Cuba
3. Monika Kurath    Switzerland
3. Pae Dong-Suk   North Korea
5. Justina Pinheiro   Portugal
5. Sylvie Meloux   France
7. Tatiana Moskvina   Belarus
7. Joyce Heron   Great Britain

52 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Marie-Claire Restoux   France
2. Kye Sun-Hui   North Korea
3. Hyun Sook-Hee   South Korea
3. Nicole Flagothier   Belgium
5. Luce Baillargeon   Canada
5. Isabelle Schmutz    Switzerland
7. Legna Verdecia   Cuba
7. Tang Lihong   China

56 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Isabel Fernández   Spain
2. Driulis González   Cuba
3. Chiyori Tateno   Japan
3. Magali Baton   France
5. Deborah Allan   Great Britain
5. Marisabel Lomba   Belgium
7. Daniella Zangrando   Brazil
7. Pernilla Andersson   Sweden

61 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Séverine Vandenhende   France
2. Gella Vandecaveye   Belgium
3. Sara Álvarez   Spain
3. Jung Sung-Sook   South Korea
5. Michelle Buckingham   Canada
5. Lara Sullivan   Australia
7. Alla Klymovych   Ukraine
7. Hiroko Kitazume   Japan

66 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Kate Howey   Great Britain
2. Anja von Rekowski   Germany
3. Emanuela Pierantozzi   Italy
3. Cho Min-Sun   South Korea
5. Úrsula Martín   Spain
5. Isabelle Beauruelle   France
7. Edith Bosch   Netherlands
7. Silvia Henriques   Brazil

72 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Noriko Anno   Japan
2. Diadenis Luna   Cuba
3. Edinanci Silva   Brazil
3. Ulla Werbrouck   Belgium
5. Estha Essombe   France
5. Ylenia Scapin   Italy
7. Karin Kienhuis   Netherlands
7. Simona Richter   Romania

+72 kgEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Christine Cicot   France
2. Miho Ninomiya   Japan
3. Beata Maksymow   Poland
3. Sun Fuming   China
5. Daima Beltrán   Cuba
5. Michelle Rogers   Great Britain
7. Brigitte Olivier   Belgium
7. Sandra Köppen   Germany

Open classEdit

Position Judoka Country
1. Daima Beltrán   Cuba
2. Raquel Barrientos   Spain
3. Miho Ninomiya   Japan
3. Yuan Hua   China
5. Céline Lebrun   France
5. Francoise Harteveld   Netherlands
7. Lee Hyun-Keong   South Korea
7. Mara Kovačević   FR Yugoslavia

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