Competition

Competition

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  • 2007 World Judo Championships: Lightweights | Rio de Janeiro

    Episode 1

    The Lightweights & Open from Rio de Janeiro. This remarkable two-hour widescreen production contains all the highlights from the last two days of judo in Rio's Olympic Stadium. Witness the incredible Ryoko Tani attempt to break the judo world record by winning her seventh world title. Triple Worl...

  • 2006 World Judo Team Championships | Paris

    Episode 2

    Judo’s greatest tournament brings together all the top Judo nations as they battle for male and female team supremacy in the cauldron of Bercy stadium in Paris. For the first time in widescreen, witness over two hours of the best throws, the most fantastic groundwork, the tension of the teams, th...

  • 2005 World Judo Championships | Cairo

    Episode 3

    Africa stages the Judo World Championships for the first time in Cairo, Egypt. Witness Craig Fallon's (GBR) fantastic -60kg gold medal winning performance, and Karina Bryant's (GBR) remarkable performances in the +78kgs and Openweight. Exclusive coverage of all the exciting moments, highlights fr...

  • 2005 World Judo Team Championships | Cairo

    Episode 4

    Including over 50 ippons, extended coverage of the grudge matches and all finals, updated men’s and women’s team draw sheets, direct access to preliminaries and all medal contests.

    The Japanese men have a tough opening challenge in the shape of Brazil. All eyes, in particular, will be on the -...

  • 2003 World Judo Championships: Heavyweights | Osaka

    Episode 5

    Can Inoue win his third World title infront of his home crowd? Will Demontfaucon retain his -90kgs crown? Does the strong Cuban women's team have enough to stop their Japanese rivals? All these talking points and many more are answered in this action packed production.

    Includes full coverage o...

  • 2003 World Judo Championships: Lightweights & Open | Osaka

    Episode 6

    Double Olympic champion Tadahiro Nomura is looking to take his second world title at -60kgs. But it won't be easy with 2001 World champion Anis Lounifi and European champion Elchin Ismaylov on his side of the draw. Will the -73kgs category produce a rematch of the classic 2001 final between Vital...

  • 2001 World Judo Championships: Heavyweights | Munich

    Episode 7

    In the Mens +100kgs Shinchi Shinohara (JPN) is out to prove he is the top heavyweight in the world, but there's a hungry new young Russian on the block, and his name is Alexander Mikhaline. Can anyone stop the incredible Kosei Inoue (JPN) taking the -100 kgs title? Only Antal Kovacs (HUN) has bea...

  • 2001 World Judo Championships: Lightweights & Open | Munich

    Episode 8

    The men's -73kgs features one of the most outstanding finals ever recorded between Yusuke Kanamaru (JPN) and Vitali Makarov (RUS). Which of these all out attacking fighters will throw the other? There are upsets galore in the -66kgs, who can pick the winner in this massive category? At -60kgs the...

  • 1999 World Judo Championships: Heavyweights | Birmingham

    Episode 9

    A packed National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, Great Britain, is the setting for the last World Championships before the millenium.

    This covers the first two days of scintillating action. Can Shinichi Shinohara (JPN) at +100 Kgs, avenge his defeat in the final of the last Worlds?

    At over an...

  • 1999 World Judo Championships: Lightweights & Open | Birmingham

    Episode 10

    A packed National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, Great Britain, is the setting for the last World Championships before the millenium. Part 2 covers the last two days of scintillating action. Kenzo Nakamura (JPN) is the defending –73 Kgs World Champion but Jimmy Pedro (USA) is the man on form in the ...

  • 1999 World Judo Championships: Randall's Glory | Birmingham

    Episode 11

    On the 10th October 1999 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham Graeme Randall became the first male Briton since Neil Adams in 1981 to win the World Championships.

    This video, produced by Fighting Films and broadcast on BBC Grandstand the next day, tells the story of British fortunes at t...

  • 1997 World Judo Championships: Heavyweights | Paris

    Episode 12

    WOMENS: +72KGS, -72KGS, -66KGS, -61KGS
    MENS: +95KGS, -95KGS, -86KGS, -78KGS.

    The first two days of action. As David Douillet (FRA) looks to become the World Heavyweight Champion for the fourth time, can Shinichi Shinohara (JPN) stop him?

    At -72 Kgs Fuming Sun (CHN) is looking to add the W...

  • 1997 World Judo Championships: Lightweights & Open | Paris

    Episode 13

    WOMENS: -56KGS, -52KGS, -48KGS, OPEN
    MENS: -71KGS, -65KGS, -60KGS, OPEN

    Bercy Stadium, Paris. The French head the medal table after the first two days of competition, in front of a 14,000 home crowd. This fantastic production covers the second half of the competition, as the Japanese fight to...

  • 1995 World Judo Championships: Heavyweights | Chiba

    Episode 14

    Japan are aiming for a clean sweep in the Mens categories. Can David Douillet (FRA) or Fank Moller (GER) stops Nayoya Ogawa (JPN) from climing yet another world title? Will Pavel Nastula (POL) continue to dominate the -95kgs? Will Hidehiko Yoshida (JPN) sweep all before him in the -86kgs or will ...

  • 1995 World Judo Championships: Lightweights & Open | Chiba

    Episode 15

    Can Nicola Fairbrother (GBR) retain her -56kgs World title and resist the challenge of Jung (KOR) and Gonzalez (CUB)? Can Verdica (CUB) overcome the exciting new face Argentina, Mariani and the stylish Restoux (FRA) in the -52kgs.

    Is there anyone who can stop the sensational fireball Ryoko Tam...

  • 1993 World Judo Championships: Heavyweights | Hamilton

    Episode 16

    Highlights from the first two days of competition.

    Includes: Khakhaleichvili (GEO), Dow (FRA), Kossorotov (RUS), Hagn (GER), Anno (JPN), Kovacs (HUN), Miguel (BRA), Traineau (FRA), Leng (CHN), Howey (GBR), Nakamura (JPN), Gill (CAN), Villar (ESP), Cho (KOR), Ogasawa (USA), Jeon (KOR), Yoshida ...

  • 1993 World Judo Championships: Lightweights & Open | Hamilton

    Episode 17

    Highlights of the last two days of competition.

    Includes: Chung (KOR), Hajtos (HUN), Cardoso (BRA), Fairbrother (GBR), Tateno (JPN), Nakamura (JPN), Born (SUI), Quellmalz (GER), Rodriguez (CUB), Donohue (GBR), Li (CHN), Tamura (JPN), Kubacki (POL), Stohr (GER), Ogawa (JPN), Seriese (NED), Maks...

  • 1991 World Judo Championships: Road to Glory | Barcelona

    Episode 18

    The most action packed 50 minutes of Judo you will ever see! Highlights from all the mens and women's finals including incredible contests by Toshihiko Koga (Jpn) at his very best, Daniel Lascau (Ger) with his amazing abandonment throws, Sergei Kosarotov, the iron man heavyweight from Russia, Nao...

  • 1991 World Judo Championships: Great Moments | Barcelona

    Episode 19

    An action packed 25 minutes featuring excerpts from the most exciting contests in the -48kgs, -71kgs, -56kgs and -86kgs including many fighters who did not make the finals like, Vladamir Dguebouadze (URS), the up and coming Ryoko Tamura (Jpn), Giorgio Vismara (Ita) plus several minutes of non-sto...

  • 1989 World Judo Championships: Lightweights | Belgrade

    Episode 20

    Witness the golden era of British Judo, when the female team were at their peak and dominated the women's lightweight categories. Featuring many judo greats such as Toshihiko Koga (JPN), Udo Quellmalz (GER), Robert van de Walle (BEL) and Karen Briggs (GBR) to name just a few.

    It includes all t...

  • 1989 World Judo Championships: Heavyweights | Belgrade

    Episode 21

    See the arrival of the incredible Toshihiko Koga (JPN) in the -71kgs category. His Judo changed the face of the sport, and his one handed Seoi-nage in Belgrade is widely regarded as the best throw of all time. On display in the +95kgs and Openweight mens categories is Naoya Ogawa, Japan's best he...

  • 1989 World Judo Championships: 20 Great Fights | Belgrade

    Episode 22

    20 Great Fights is a shortlist of the 20 most exciting and controversial contests, selected by Neil Adams MBE and Chris Bowles. Many of the fights are followed by studio demonstrations of the main techniques and expert analysis of the scores. This boxset gives you the opportunity to see how much ...