Georgian Lasha Shavdatuashvili is the new leader at the IJF World Ranking in his category U66kg. The Olympic Champion who is currently injured didn't fight since the Olympic Games but benefit from the 50% reduction of the points of previous events. Since this weekend he took over the position of Alim Gadanov (RUS) who won the Grand Prix in 2010 and 2011.
In the beginning of this year the World Ranking was led by Musa Mogushkov (RUS). In May this year Alim Gadanov took over the lead for a few weeks but Mogushkov regained his position quickly but lost it again to Gadanov in June. In July Khashbaatar Tsagaanbaatar (MGL) led the tally for two weeks. Gadanov was the number one two weeks later but lost it to Masashi Ebinuma after the Olympic Games but again regained his position until today.
Watch the top 3 of the WRL 2012Men -60kg SOBIROV Rishod (UZB) 1530 GALSTYAN Arsen (RUS) 1314 MUDRANOV Beslan (RUS) 850 leader in 2011: Sobirov -66kg SHAVDATUASHVILI Lasha (GEO) 1032 MORISHITA Jumpei (JPN) 1006 KHASHBAATAR Tsagaanbaatar (MGL) 956 leader in 2011: Mogushkov (RUS) -73kg NAKAYA Riki (JPN) 1444 WANG Ki-Chun (KOR) 1440 ISAEV Mansur (RUS) 1208 leader in 2011: Nakaya -81kg KIM Jae-Bum (KOR) 1608 BISCHOF Ole (GER) 1106 MAMMADLI Elnur (AZE) 900 leader in 2011: Kim -90kg ILIADIS Ilias (GRE) 1280 NISHIYAMA Masashi (JPN) 1170 GONZALEZ Asley (CUB) 1168 leader in 2011: Iliadis -100kg RAKOV Maxim (KAZ) 1170 SAYIDOV Ramziddin (UZB) 1130 SAMOILOVICH Sergei (RUS) 1118 leader in 2011: Anai (JPN +100kg RINER Teddy (FRA) 1690 SILVA Rafael (BRA) 1444 TOELZER Andreas (GER) 1120 leader in 2011: Riner Women -48kg MENEZES Sarah 1708 ASAMI Haruna (JPN) 1440 FUKUMI Tomoko 1310 leader in 2011: Asami (JPN) -52kg NISHIDA Yuka (JPN) 1430 MIRANDA Erika (BRA) 1086 BERMOY ACOSTA Yanet (CUB) 1008 leader in 2011: Nishida -57kg MATSUMOTO Kaori (JPN) 1630 CAPRIORIU Corina (ROU) 1122 MONTEIRO Telma (POR) 1094 leader in 2011: Matsumoto -63kg UENO Yoshie (JPN) 1316 EMANE Gevrise (FRA) 1300 ZOLNIR Urska (1156) 1156 leader in 2011: Emane (FRA) -70kg DECOSSE Lucie (FRA) 1916 BOSCH Edith (NED) 1170 PORTELA Maria (BRA) 1124 leader in 2011: Decosse -78kg HARRISON Kayla (USA) 1850 AGUIAR Mayra (BRA) 1550 TCHEUMEO Audrey (FRA) 1258 leader in 2011: Tcheumeo (FRA) +78kg ORTIZ Idalys (CUB) 1380 TACHIMOTO Megumi (JPN) 1280 QIN Qian (CHN) 1160 leader in 2011: Tachimoto (JPN) Download all ranking in our service links in our homepage. The latest IJF rank can be found below.