Who Won The 2022 World Judo Championships?
This was the 22nd edition featuring combined men's and women's events, and the fifth with a mixed team competition. Also, this was the first time that Uzbekistan has hosted the championships, joining other former Soviet Republics Azerbaijan (2018), Kazakhstan (2015), and Russia (2014) as mixed competition hosts.
These championships featured more than 570 athletes from more than 80 nations across eight days of competition. Individual champions also won a cash prize of 20,800 euros each, while the the winning mixed team earned 72,000.
Team Japan topped the medal table in Tashkent with 13 medals (6 gold), extending its historical overall lead in championships history to more than double the medal total of runner-up Team France. It's Mixed Team title this year was its fifth straight. Japanese judokas failed to medal in only three of the 15 events in these championships.
See below for a photo recap of all the winners. Congratulations to all! Complete results and coverage can be found at ijf.org.