1979 World Judo Championships

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The 1979 World Judo Championships were the 10th edition of the World Judo Championships, and were held in Paris, France from December 6–December 9, 1979. The last tournament in 1977 had been cancelled.

Medal overview[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
-60 kg France Thierry Rey South Korea Gwak U-Jong Italy Felice Mariani
Japan Yasuhiko Moriwaki
-65 kg Soviet Union Nikolai Solodukhin France Yves Delvingt Poland Janusz Pawłowski
Japan Kyosuke Sahara
-71 kg Japan Kiyoto Katsuki Italy Ezio Gamba United Kingdom Neil Adams
Soviet Union Tamaz Namgalauri
-78 kg Japan Shozo Fujii France Bernard Tchoullouyan East Germany Harald Heinke
South Korea Park Young-Chul
-86 kg East Germany Detlef Ultsch France Michel Sanchis Brazil Walter Carmona
Japan Masao Takahashi
-95 kg Soviet Union Tengiz Khubuluri Belgium Robert van de Walle Germany Gunther Neureuther
Netherlands Henk Numan
+95 kg Japan Yasuhiro Yamashita France Jean-Luc Rougé South Korea Cho Jae-Ki
Hungary Imre Varga
Open Japan Sumio Endo Soviet Union Vitali Kuznetsov Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radomir Kovacevic
France Jean-Luc Rougé

Medals table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 4 0 3 7
2  Soviet Union 2 1 1 4
3  France 1 4 1 6
4  East Germany 1 0 1 2
5  South Korea 0 1 2 3
6  Italy 0 1 1 2
7  Belgium 0 1 0 1
8  Poland 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain 0 0 1 1
 Brazil 0 0 1 1
 Germany 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands 0 0 1 1
 Hungary 0 0 1 1
 Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1

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