Judo in Kazakhstan

Judo in Kazakhstan celebrated a two Olympic judo medals by Yeldos Smetov who won silver and Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh who took bronze. In 2008 Askhat Zhitkeyev was the first Kazakh Olympic judo medallist. Judo Lightweight Yeldos Smetov became World Champion in 2015 in Astana in the final against Kazakh judoka Rustam Ibrayev. Maxim Rakov was World Champion in 2009 in Rotterdam. Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh and Asian Champion Marian Urdabayeva are the big female judoka. The Kazach Judo Federation organised the World Championships in 2015 in Astana and in 2012 the IJF World Masters were held in Almaty. Each year the IJF Grand Prix is held in Astana or Almaty.

Judo legends B S G

  • Maxim Rakov
  • 353
  • Askhat Zhitkeyev
  • 423
  • Yeldos Smetov
  • 123
  • Gulzhan Issanova
  • 721
  • Sergey Shakimov
  • 203

Maxim Rakov - Super star

Yeldos Smetov - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh
  • 112
  • Maxim Rakov
  • 021
  • Islam Bozbayev
  • 011
  • Gulzhan Issanova
  • 101
  • Yerzhan Shynkeyev
  • 101

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Kazakhstan U23 Championships KaragandaN23Karaganda3 Jun 2017
Int. tournament T. Aktayev Ust-KamenogorskI23Ust-Kamenogorsk4 Oct 2016
International tournament T. Zholdybayev AktauITAktau17 Sep 2016
Grand Prix AlmatyGPAlmaty13 May 2016
World Team Championships AstanaWTCAstana30 Aug 2015

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Nurgul Tagayeva18 Aug 198235 years
Aibolat Ystybay19 Aug 199819 years
Nikolay Gubankov21 Aug 199621 years
Bakytzhan Alimzhanuly21 Aug 199522 years
Zhambyl Turgynaliyev22 Aug 199621 years

Partners

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Result City Date
1Hohhot2 Jul
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016