All 14 top-ranked judoka will receive a $50,000 bonus for their achievements and several pole positions changed hands during the Masters event.
Takato Naohisa (JPN) topped the -60kg rankings, fellow world champion Abe Hifumi (JPN) stayed first in the -66kg category, World Judo Masters gold medallist and world champion Hashimoto Soichi (JPN) was a runaway winner of the -73kg category.
Olympic champion and World Judo Masters winner Khasan Khalmurzaev (RUS) dramatically captured top spot at -81kg by winning on Sunday, while Aleksandar Kukolj (SRB) kept his lead at -90kg, Michael Korrel (NED) remained out in front at -100kg and David Moura (BRA) ended the year on top at +100kg.
World Judo Masters bronze medallist Munkhbat Urantsetseg (MGL) finished first in the -48kg category, world and World Judo Masters bronze medallist Erika Miranda (BRA) retained control of the -52kg category, world champion and World Judo Masters winner Dorjsuren Sumiya (MGL) has been untouchable at -57kg, World Judo Masters bronze medallist Clarisse Agbegnenou (FRA) took over the -63kg division by medalling in Russia while world champion Arai Chizuru (JPN) held on to the -70kg category.
World Judo Masters bronze medallist Guusje Steenhuis (NED) topped the -78kg category and KIM Minjeong (KOR) seized control of the +78kg category by winning the Masters on Sunday.
The highest World Ranking List points total was scored by world champion and World Judo Masters winner Hashimoto Soichi (JPN) who also won two Grand Slam titles in 2017. Hashimoto scored 7150 points.
Mongolian hero Dorjsuren Sumiya finished with the highest points total among the seven women's categories. Dorjsuren won the Worlds, Masters and the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam to amass 7132 points.
Official Final IJF World Rankings for 2017:
Congratulations to the end-of-year world number one's!