Edition No. 21. Winter, 1999. Today is
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Edition No. 21. Winter 1999 1999 World Championships: Day 1 & Day 2
A SPECIAL TWO PART TWOJ REPORT
Political wranglings and minor carpet-rolling mishaps apart, the NIA staged a truly wonderful World Championship that should be remembered for its outstanding Judo and electrifying atmosphere. With many reigning World and Olympic champions attending, the standard of Judo was excellent and the vociferous crowd remained enthralled to the end...


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World Championships 1999 1999 World Championships: Day 3 & Day 4
A SPECIAL TWO PART TWOJ REPORT
An ebullient sell-out crowd packed the NIA to the rafters, eagerly anticipating fireworks to match the previous day's euphoria. Unfortunately the Long Good Friday could not last forever and Saturday Night Fever never quite materialised...

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Neil Adams Cross Training and Neil Adams
ADAMS MEETS GRACIE!
I had heard a rumour circulating that some members of the Gracie family, legends themselves in jui-jutsu, vale tudo and ultimate fighting circles, had been on the mat with Neil Adams who had proceeded to armlock the pants off them. With this in mind I tracked down Neil to find out how true this apparent judo-conquers-all story is...


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Judo In America Needs Some Changes
AN INTERVIEW WITH THE INTERIM PJU PRESIDENT
My name is Jaime Casanova from the Dominican Republic. I was elected to stand as the Interim President of Pan American Judo Union at the meeting of the Pan American directing committee on 9th November, which lasted 12 hours and did not finish until 6am in the morning...

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EJU Newsletter The Journal of the European Judo Union
WINTER, 1999
It is with great pleasure that we have included the latest copy of the European Judo Newsletter. The Newsletter can be downloaded from twoj.org as a .pdf file which can be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader (a free program). If you have any news that you would like to include in the next issue I would be grateful if you could forward it to me at: ejunews@twoj.org. Hope you enjoy it!

Bob Willingham,
EJU Newsletter Editor, IJF Photographer




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IJF Picture of the Month IJF Picture of the Month
DECEMBER, 1999
The IJF Picture of the Month features the best in judo action from around the world, all phtographed by the official IJF photographer, Bob Willingham.

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World Championships 1999


WOMEN

-48kg

Ryoko Tamura (JPN)

-52kg
Noriko Narasaki (JPN)

-57kg
Driuli Gonzalez (CUB)

-63kg
Keiko Maeda (JPN)

-70kg
Sibelis Verenes (CUB)

-78kg

Noriko Anno (JPN)

+78kg
Beata Maksymow (POL)

OPEN
Daima Beltran (CUB)

MEN

-60kg
Manolo Poulot (CUB)

-66kg
Lardi Benboudaoud (FRA)

-73kg
Jimmy Pedro (USA)

-81kg
Graeme Randall (GBR)

-90kg
Hidehiko Yoshida (JPN)

-100kg
Kosei Inoue (JPN)

+100kg
Shinichi Shinohara (JPN)

OPEN
Shinichi Shinohara (JPN)














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