Teddy Riner announces his package for the 2022 Worlds

The French judoka, ten times world champion, will not participate in the Worlds in Tashkent (Uzbekistan), which run from October 6 to 13.

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Hard blow for Teddy Riner. In a message posted on Twitter, the French judoka announced, Monday, September 19, his package for the next world championships (October 6-13). Alas I feared it, but the medical examinations taken today have confirmed that I will not be able to resume judo for a few weeks, which therefore excludes my participation in the next world championships in Tashkent. [Ouzbékistan]“, wrote the three-time Olympic gold medalist.

The 2012 and 2016 Olympic champion in individual suffers from the ankle. Victorious at the Grand Slam in Budapest, for his return to competition last July, Teddy Rinner holds the record for world champion titles, with ten gold medals to his name.

At 33, the bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics intends “take no risks”, “two years old” of the 2024 Paris Games. “The rThe date is taken for the next world championships next May in Qatar”, concluded Teddy Riner.

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