Judo in Japan

Judo in Japan is popular. Judo was founded in Tokyo in the Kodokan. Japan is the best judo country in the world. With 40 Olympic judo titles and 125 judo world titles Japan hosts many great judoka. Tadahiro Nomura, Ryoko Tani, Kosei Inoue, Yashuhiro Yamashita are some of the great names of the past. Current Olympic Champions are Shohei Ono, Mashu Baker and Haruka Tachimoto. In 2020 Japan hosts the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In Rio Japan won 12 medals, never a single country won so many medals in judo. All teams of Japan are World Champion.

Judo legends B S G

  • Ryoko Tani
  • 3210
  • Masae Ueno
  • 108
  • Noriko Anno
  • 016
  • Naoya Ogawa
  • 415
  • Mika Sugimoto
  • 326

Ryoko Tani - Super star

Tadahiro Nomura - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Soichi Hashimoto
  • 005
  • Chizuru Arai
  • 013
  • Tsukasa Yoshida
  • 103
  • Hifumi Abe
  • 003
  • Rika Takayama
  • 212

Latest videos

Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Grand Slam TokyoGSLTokyo2 Dec 2016
Kodokan Cup ChibaNTChiba12 Nov 2016
Japan University Championships TokyoNUCTokyo1 Oct 2016
All Japan U21 Championships SaitamaNJunSaitama10 Sep 2016
All Japan U21 Championships SaitamaNJunSaitama10 Sep 2016

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Taigo Sugimoto30 Mar 199819 years
Shun Saito30 Mar 198532 years
Kazumi Kawashima1 Apr 196057 years
Yuta Hirahara2 Apr 199522 years
Takako Kobayashi2 Apr 196849 years

Partners

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Result City Date
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016
3Guadalajara2016
1Prague2016
2Vienna2015