Esmer Taskin, in blue, was victorious in the women's J1 under-70kg category on the final day of the IBSA Judo World Championships in Baku ©IJF

Individual events concluded on the second day of action at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

In the women’s J1 under-70 kilograms category gold went to Turkey’s Esmer Taskin, who defeated Turuunaa Lkhaijav of Mongolia thanks to an ippon and an uchi-mata.

Bronze medals in the category went to Brenda Souza De Freitas of Brazil and Matilde Lauria of Italy.

The men’s J1 under-90kg category was won by France’s Cyril Jonard, who threw two waza-aris on his way to victory against Britain’s Daniel Powell.

Bronze medals went to the top seed Arthur Cavalcante Da Silva of Brazil and his compatriot Antonio Da Silva.

In the women’s J2 under-70kg category gold went to Brazil’s Alana Maldonado, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics champion.

Maldonado defeated Turkey’s Raziye Ulucam during golden score following a lengthy bout to take the title.

Bronze medals went to fellow Tokyo 2020 champion Khanim Huseynova on home soil and Ina Kaldani of Georgia.

Azerbaijan's Ilham Zakiyev, right, embraces Williams Araujo of Brazil following the men's J1 over +90kg final ©IJF
Azerbaijan's Ilham Zakiyev, right, embraces Williams Araujo of Brazil following the men's J1 over +90kg final ©IJF

The men’s J2 under-90kg category was won by top seed Helios Latchoumanaya of France, who claimed an ippon as he completed victory against Zviad Gogotchuri of Georgia.

The bronze medals went to Ukrainian Oleksandr Nazarenko and Kazakhstan’s Zhanbota Amanzhol.

The women's J1 over +70kg category went to Ukrainian Anastasia Harynk, who produced a strong display, including throwing an ippon, to beat Erika Zoaga of Brazil.

Bronze medals went to Danitza Sanabria Alcala of Venezuela and top seed Nazan Alon Gunes of Turkey, who had been beaten earlier in the day by Harynk.

In the men’s J1 over+90kg category home hope Ilham Zakiyev produced a stunning run to reach the final, however he was beaten at the final hurdle by Williams Araujo of Brazil who claimed victory through a makikomi inside 30 seconds of the final.

Bronze medals went to France’s Jason Grandry and Onur Tastan of Turkey.

The women’s J2 over +70kg category went to Italian Carolina Costa, who overcame Cuba’s Sheyla Hernandez Estupinan.    

Both bronze medals in the category went to Brazilian judoka, Meg Emmerich and her compatriot Silva.

The final category decided was the men’s J2 over +90kg, with gold going to Vahid Nouri of Iran, who defeated teammate Mohammadreza Kheirollahzadeh on penalties.

Bronze medals went the way of Aloviddin Jurakulov of Uzbekistan and Ibrahim Bolukbasi of Turkey.