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
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  • Masae Ueno
  • 108
  • Noriko Anno
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  • Naoya Ogawa
  • 415
  • Mika Sugimoto
  • 326

Ryoko Tani - Super star

Tadahiro Nomura - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Soichi Hashimoto
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  • Chizuru Arai
  • 013
  • Tsukasa Yoshida
  • 103
  • Nami Nabekura
  • 103
  • Sarah Asahina
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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
All Japan Judo Championships TokyoNCTokyo29 Apr 2017
All Japan Open Championships women YokohamaNCYokohama16 Apr 2017
All Japan Judo Championships FukuokaNCFukuoka1 Apr 2017
Grand Slam TokyoGSLTokyo2 Dec 2016
Kodokan Cup ChibaNTChiba12 Nov 2016

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Mai Shibutani27 May 200017 years
Chie Sasaki28 May 199819 years
Maiko Inoue28 May 199621 years
Ayaka Takamatsu28 May 199324 years
Ayumi Yamaguchi28 May 199324 years

Partners

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Result City Date
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016
3Guadalajara2016