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
  • 004
  • Sarah Asahina
  • 003
  • Naohisa Takato
  • 112
  • Chizuru Arai
  • 012
  • Naeko Maeda
  • 202

Latest videos

Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
All Japan Judo Championships TokyoNCTokyo29 Apr 2017
All Japan Open Championships women YokohamaNCYokohama16 Apr 2017
Japan Cadet ChampionshipsNCadetOsaka9 Apr 2017
All Japan Judo Championships FukuokaNCFukuoka1 Apr 2017
Grand Slam TokyoGSLTokyo2 Dec 2016

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Kensuke Tasaki28 Jul 199522 years
Hiroaki Eto28 Jul 199225 years
Seigo Masaki29 Jul 199621 years
Moe Sakio29 Jul 198829 years
Yoshihiro Akiyama29 Jul 197542 years

Partners

First description Second description Third description Four description
Result City Date
1Hohhot2 Jul
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016