László Csoknyai Judoka

László Csoknyai

László Csoknyai

  • Country:Hungary
  • Born:25 October 1987 (29 years)
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Hungarian judoka László Csoknyai collected over 10 World Cup medals in his career. His best performance was bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2011 and silver at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2015 and 2016. He competed at various World Championships since 2010. In 2016 he started with bronze U81kg in Havana. He won a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2017.
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Khalmurzaev, Nagase or a surprise World Champion U81kg?

31 Aug 2017 00:10

In the category U81kg there remains two big prospects for the World title in Budapest: Olympic Champion Khasan Khalmurzaev of Russia and World Champion Takanori Nagase of Japan. Both have fought very little since the 2016 Rio Olympics, but when they did, they shone brightly. Here in Budapest they are in the same pool and may meet in the quarter final. Read more

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Hopes of home heroics for Hungary at World Championships

16 Aug 2017 09:00

Since the first joint men’s and women’s World Championships in 1987 the hosts have claimed at least one gold medal in all but four editions. The tradition, which also extends to having home field advantage on the tatami at the Olympics, has been reinforced over the last decade since the Worlds became an annual event in 2007 (except for Olympic years). Read more

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Victorious Valois-Fortier on course for world title bid in Budapest

1 Jul 2017 13:05

Canadian Antoine Valois-Fortier won his first IJF World Judo Tour gold medal since 2015 with a workman like performance in the U81kg category on Saturday. The Canadian London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist - who made his post-Rio 2016 return in May after a spell on the sidelines through injury – celebrated Canada day in the best possible fashion with a win over European champion Alan Khubetsov (RUS). Read more

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European Judo Championships Preview U81kg: New champion in the make

19 Apr 2017 10:25

The European Championships in Warsaw will have a new European Champion U81kg. Reigning champion and Olympic champion Khasan Khalmurzaev skips the European Championships in Warsaw and last year’s runner-up Avtandili Tchrikishvili didn’t even get the chance to participate in his new category U90kg. Read more

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Injuries nag obligatory Hungarian Championships

29 Jan 2017 17:25

Although the usual suspects won gold medals at the recently contested Hungarian Championships, several new victors stepped onto the podium in the absence of some of the country’s top athletes, many of whom are dealing with injuries. Read more

Result City Date
5Budapest31 Aug
3Hohhot1 Jul
2Celje18 Jun
3Warsaw23 Apr
7Antalya8 Apr

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