World Judo Championships

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Competition details
Discipline Judo
Type Judo, annual
Organiser International Judo Federation(IJF)

Weight classes

Men
1956–1963 1965 1967–1975 1979–1997 1999–present
Open category
(no weight limits)
Open category
(no weight limits)
Heavyweight
+80 kg
Heavyweight
+93 kg
Heavyweight
+95 kg
Heavyweight
+100 kg
Half heavyweight
-93 kg
Half heavyweight
-95 kg
Half heavyweight
-100 kg
Middleweight
-80 kg
Middleweight
-80 kg
Middleweight
-86 kg
Middleweight
-90 kg
Half middleweight
-70 kg
Half middleweight
-78 kg
Half middleweight
-81 kg
Lightweight
-68 kg
Lightweight
-63 kg
Lightweight
-71 kg
Lightweight
-73 kg
Half lightweight
-65 kg
Half lightweight
-66 kg
Extra lightweight
-60 kg
Women
1980–1997 1999–present
Open category
(no weight limits)
Heavyweight
+72 kg
Heavyweight
+78 kg
Half heavyweight
-72 kg
Half heavyweight
-78 kg
Middleweight
-66 kg
Middleweight
-70 kg
Half middleweight
-61 kg
Half middleweight
-63 kg
Lightweight
-56 kg
Lightweight
-57 kg
Half lightweight
-52 kg
Extra lightweight
-48 kg

Competitions

  Men's competitions 
NumberYearCity and host countryVenue
11956  Tokyo ,  JapanKuramae Kokugikan
21958  Tokyo ,  JapanTokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
31961  Paris ,  FranceStade Pierre de Coubertin
41965  Rio de Janeiro ,  Brazil
51967  Salt Lake City ,  United StatesGymnasium at the University of Utah
61969  Mexico City ,  Mexico
71971  Ludwigshafen ,  West GermanyFriedrich-Ebert-Halle
81973  Lausanne ,  Switzerland
91975  Vienna ,  Austria
_1977
101979  Paris ,  FranceStade Pierre de Coubertin
111981  Maastricht ,  NetherlandsEuro Hall
121983  Moscow ,  Soviet UnionLuzhniki Palace of Sports
131985  Seoul ,  South KoreaJamsil Arena
Women's competitions
NumberYearCity and host countryVenue
11980  New York ,  United StatesMadison Square Garden
21982  Paris ,  FranceStade Pierre de Coubertin
31984  Vienna ,  Austria
41986  Maastricht ,  NetherlandsGeusselt Sports Hall
Mixed competitions
Number M/WYearCity and host countryVenue
05/14/20191987  Essen ,  West GermanyGrugahalle
06/15/20191989  Belgrade ,  YugoslaviaPionir Hall
07/16/20191991  Barcelona ,  SpainPalau Blaugrana
08/17/20191993  Hamilton ,  CanadaCopps Coliseum
09/18/20191995  Chiba ,  JapanMakuhari Messe
10/19/20191997  Paris ,  FrancePalais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
11/20/20191999  Birmingham ,  United KingdomNational Indoor Arena
12/21/20192001  Munich ,  GermanyOlympiahalle
22/132003  Osaka ,  JapanOsaka-jō Hall
23/142005  Cairo ,  EgyptCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex
24/152007  Rio de Janeiro ,  BrazilHSBC Arena
25/162009  Rotterdam ,  NetherlandsRotterdam Ahoy
26/172010  Tokyo ,  JapanYoyogi National Gymnasium
27/182011  Paris ,  FrancePalais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
28/192013  Rio de Janeiro ,  BrazilMaracanãzinho
29/202014  Chelyabinsk ,  RussiaTraktor Arena
30/212015  Astana ,  KazakhstanAlau Ice Palace
31/222017  Budapest ,  HungaryLászló Papp Budapest Sports Arena
32/232018  Baku ,  AzerbaijanNational Gymnastics Arena
33/242019  Tokyo ,  JapanNippon Budokan
34/252021  Vienna ,  AustriaWiener Stadthalle
35/262022  Budapest ,  HungaryLászló Papp Budapest Sports Arena
36/272023  Doha ,  QatarAli Bin Hamad al-Attiyah Arena
Openweight competitions
NumberYearCity and host countryVenue
12008  Levallois-Perret ,  FranceMarcel Cerdan Palace of Sports
_2009
22011  Tyumen ,  RussiaJudo Centre
32017  Marrakech ,  MoroccoPalais des Congrès

Medal

Men İndividualWomen İndividualTeamMixed Team