Georgii Zantaraia Judoka

Georgii Zantaraia

Georgii Zantaraia

  • Country:Ukraine
  • Born:21 October 1987 (29 years)
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Georgii Zantaraia is a phenomenal judoka who won the world title U60kg in 2009 in Rotterdam. The Ukrainian judoka won 5 World Championships medals in a row and took the European title in 2011 in Istanbul. Zantaraia is extremely skilled. He stepped up to U66kg in 2012. Was born in Georgia.
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26 August historic judo day for World Champions

26 Aug 2016 13:05

At 26 August it’s usually time for the World Championships and we can remember some of the best athletes on this day with a world title. Mongolia doesn’t count too many world titles, but at 26 August both Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar and Urantsetseg Munkhbat won the world title. Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar in Rotterdam in 2009 and Urantsetseg Munkhbat in 2013 in Rio. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview Men U66kg

7 Aug 2016 13:00

A dynamic category at the Olympic Games, the men's U66kg is an event with real heroes. The action starts on 7 August. The previous edition delivered a huge surprise with a European final between teenager Lasha Shavdatuashvili and Miki Ungvari. The Georgian won and earned his dollars and stepped up later to U73kg just like Ungvari. Only one man from London is still there. Read more

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France leads the tango at European Open in Madrid

4 Jun 2016 18:00

At the European Cup in Madrid in France, Russia and Germany were the best nations at day one. Irina Dolgova was the expected winner in the women’s lightweight division U48kg. The Russian number four of the World Ranking is a potential Olympic medallist in good shape and she was the highest ranked judoka in the whole tournament. Read more

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Russian team expected to be announced after IJF confirmation

3 Jun 2016 11:55

Almost traditional the Russian team is testing a few athletes at the European Open in Madrid. In 2012 the Russian team sent the full 2012 Olympic men’s team to Madrid: Galstyan, Mogushkov, Nifontov, Denisov, Khaibulaev and Mikhailin. Only Isaev didn’t fight. This year we may see the 2016 Olympic team. Both the men and women have strong names. Read more

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Who are the most searched judoka on the planet?

24 Dec 2015 13:05

Who else than Teddy Riner was the most searched judoka of the year 2015 in JudoInside’s unmatched database. Riner won his eighth World title this year and kept undefeated since 2010, an amazing performance. In the road to Rio he finetuned some techniques and grew to an even bigger icon in his country and for judo. Read more

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1Madrid2016
2Vienna2015
1IJF World Tour2015
3Abu Dhabi2015
2Paris2015

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