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World Judo Championships is the Judo World Championship organized by the International Judo Federation. The men's tournament began in 1956 and is held every two years. The women's championships were first staged in 1980 and merged with the men's from 1987 onwards. Judo , gentle way) is a martial art, combat sport, and philosophy which originated in Japan. ... The International Judo Federation was founded in July 1951. ...

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List Tournaments

Men's Tournaments

Year Venue
1956 Tokyo, Japan
1958 Tokyo, Japan
1961 Paris, France
1965 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1967 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
1969 Mexico City, Mexico
1971 Ludwigshafen, West Germany
1973 Lausanne, Switzerland
1975 Vienna, Austria
1979 Paris, France
1981 Maastricht, Netherlands
1983 Moscow, Soviet Union
1985 Seoul, South Korea

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Women's Tournaments

Year Venue
1980 New York, USA
1982 Paris, France
1984 Vienna, Austria
1986 Maastricht, Netherlands

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Mix Tournaments

Year Venue
1987 Essen, West Germany
1989 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1991 Barcelona, Spain
1993 Hamilton, Canada
1995 Chiba, Japan
1997 Paris, France
1999 Birmingham, United Kingdom
2001 Munich, Germany
2003 Osaka, Japan
2005 Cairo, Egypt

 
 

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