Watch video clips of great plays, courtesy of IJF!
Pulkrabek (CZE) does a driving reverse seoi-nage.
Monteiro (POR) does a perfectly-timed kosoto-gake counter that floors her opponent.
Yakub Shamilov (RUS) does a picture-perfect yoko-otoshi. No brute force here. Just perfect timing
Jessica Klimkait (CAN) doesn’t do much newaza but when she does it, reverse sankaku is one of her favored techniques.
Marcus Nyman of Sweden brings back a World bronze medal 35 years after his mother won a World silver medal.
At the 2021 World Championships in Hungary, Klimkait pulled ahead of her rival. Jessica Klimkait’s main stumbling block to getting to the Olympics was her
Haruka Funakubo of Japan does her trademark Funakubo Roll to secure a pin on her Russian opponent.
Highlights of male gold medalists’ fights at the 2021 World Championships.
Highlights of female gold medalists’ fights at the 2021 World Championships.
Maruyama scored consistently with uchimata throughout the day although he relied on yoko-tomoe-nage in the final.
Shishime displayed excellent throwing and groundwork skills through the day.
Nagayama attacked Yondonpereinlei (MGL) multiple times but couldn’t get a score. In the end he won by penalties.