IJF President Marius Vizer and Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Karim Massimov handed the IJF flag to 2017 hosts Budapest ©IJF


Men's over 100 kilogram champion Teddy Riner was an interested spectator ©Getty Images

He could only watch though as defending champions France failed to defend their women's team title ©IJF

Germany meanwhile celebrated winning a bronze ©Getty Images

Japan though would dominate the competition to take gold ©Getty Images

Georgia performed strongly in the men's event to win bronze ©IJF

Kazakhstan won their repecharge match but lost a bronze medal contest to Mongolia ©IJF

South Korea and Japan clashed in the men's team competition final ©IJF

The final bout between Japan's Takeshi Ojitani and South Korea's Kim Sung-Min would prove to be decisive ©IJF

Japan would win the contest 3-2 and secure their eighth gold of the Championships ©Getty Images