Judo in New Zealand

Judo in New Zealand never won an Olympic medal but with Brent Cooper and Donna Guy in 1988 they were close (5). Donna Guy won world bronze in the women’s U61kg in 1986. In 2016 Justine Bishop, Darcina Manuel and Moira De Villiers were Oceania Champions. Darcina Manuel competed at the Rio Olympic Games. Manuel, Moira de Villiers and Jason Koster are the best judoka of their generation.

Judo legends B S G

  • Moira De Villiers
  • 028
  • Jason Koster
  • 364
  • Darcina Manuel
  • 223
  • Ryan Dill-Russell
  • 413
  • William Vincent
  • 014

Moira De Villiers - Super star

Jason Koster - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Emma Rouse
  • 001
  • Qona Christie
  • 010
  • Finn Brown
  • 010
  • Justine Bishop
  • 010
  • Matthew Rowley
  • 010

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
New Zealand Championships AucklandNCAuckland15 Oct 2016
New Zealand U18 Championships AucklandNCadetAuckland15 Oct 2016
New Zealand U21 Championships AucklandNJunAuckland15 Oct 2016
South Island Seniors LincolnNTLincoln17 Sep 2016
North Island Juniors Lower Hutt NTLower Hutt3 Sep 2016


Name Birthdate Age
Kyle Leggott25 Jul 198532 years
Garry Davies26 Jul 196156 years
Daniel Lloyd28 Jul 200017 years
Oisin Roberts30 Jul 199918 years
Sam Rosser1 Aug 198730 years


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