TOKYO (AFP) French giant Teddy Riner cried in anger on the podium after narrowly losing to a Japanese newcomer in the open final and missing a chance to make history at the world judo championships Monday. Riner, who won a third straight over-100 kilogram title on Thursday, would have become the first man to win five world gold medals if he beat 20-year-old Daiki Kamikawa in the showpiece event on the final day of the championships. Im very angry and normally I wouldnt cry for this, Riner told reporters after the medal ceremony following his defeat by a split 2-1 decision. If I thought the decision was right I wouldve let it go. But Im really disgusted. I think the decision was bad and they (referees) havent taken everything into account. The Guadeloupe-born 21-year-old even recalled a controversial result in the epic rivalry between the two judo superpowers as he took the case to Japanese mens coach Shinichi Shinohara. In a hall near the interview zone, Riner was seen speaking to Shinohara about how the Japanese lost to French judo great David Douillet in the heavyweight final at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Douillet retained his Olympic title with a narrow points win over Shinohara, then world heavyweight and open-class champion. Japan vainly protested after the referee failed to recognise a sophisticated counter-attack which could have made Shinohara the winner. Riner told the coach that he had stuck to traditional judo with pure forms and attacks. But Shinohara was heard telling Riner that both judokas should polish their skills so as to win by a perfect ippon and come back to fight each other at next years world championships in Paris. In the disputed final, despite an imposing height advantage of 19 centimetres (seven and a half inches), the 204cm- (six foot eight-) tall Riner could not shake Kamikawa, who was 15 kilograms heavier, with several throw attempts in the regulation five minutes. Kamikawa, whose best result had been the Asian junior title, hit back in the extra three minutes and floored Riner three times with leg throws which however were judged too inconclusive to earn any point. Riner stood in disbelief when two of the three referees raised their flags for Kamikawa. He shook his head and shed some tears on the podium shared by two Japanese bronze medallists Athens Olympics champion Keiji Suzuki and Hiroki Tachiyama. Japan also won the womens open class with Mika Sugimoto beating Chinas Qin Qian in a repeat of their over-78kg title showdown. Before I climbed onto the tatami, I was only three percent sure of victory, said Kamikawa, a student at Tokyos Meiji University. Asked about the decision, he said: Yes, I knew I had won. I dont want to fight Riner again, not again in my lifetime, quipped the youngster, adding he would compete in Paris next year as a stepping stone towards the 2012 London Olympics. Riner, who also won the unlimited weight world title in 2008 when the open contest alone was held, has joined three Japanese Shozo Fujii, Yasuhiro Yamashita and Naoya Ogawa and Douillet in the elite club of four-time mens world champions. Japans Ryoko Tani is the most decorated woman judoka with seven titles in addition to two Olympic golds. Japan wrapped up the championships with a record 10 gold medals, followed by France at two. South Korea, Greece, Uzbekistan and the United States each took one.