Teenager Daria Bilodid, Ukraine, makes Judo history

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Ukraine's Daria Bilodid poses with her gold medal after winning in the under 48kg women category of the 2018 Judo World Championships in Baku on September 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV

Paris Grand Slam gold medallist Daria BILODID (UKR) was crowned the youngest world judo champion in history with a sensational performance in Baku. The 17-year-old, who had already won five won IJF World Judo Tour events this season, won the world title at her second attempt and added her name to record books. BILODID beat the record set by all-time great TANI Ryoko (JPN) who was 18 when she won her first world title in 1993. (International Judo Federation)

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