50 Great Judo Champions

Author: Simon Hicks and Nicolas Soames
Pages: 118

The first Ippon book in hardback with colour photographs.

Competition is the cutting edge of judo. The finest men and women fighters compete for the highest honours and in doing so push judo forward into new technical, tactical and fitness frontiers. This is as true of early champions such as Masahiko Kimura and Isao Okano as of gold medallists such as Toshihiko Koga and Ryoko Tamura.

 

Published 2001