Teddy Riner Judoka

Teddy Riner

Teddy Riner

  • Country:France
  • Born:7 April 1989 (28 years)
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Teddy Riner is most successful judoka ever on the planet. He is double Olynmpic Champion in 2012 and 2016. The French heavyweight won nine world titles, more than anyone. He is 2.05m and very athletic. He won five European titles. He was double junior world champion, athlete of the year and honoured world wide.
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Chair for IJF athlete commission still an option for Teddy Riner

4 Sep 2017 09:05

French star Teddy Riner could retain his position as head of the Athletes' Commission after the International Judo Federation (IJF) selected him for a role on the body. Riner, who won his ninth world title during the event here and stretched his winning run to 134 matches, was one of four athletes hand-picked for a position on the Commission by the IJF. Read more

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French superstar teddy Riner wins 9th world judo title

2 Sep 2017 21:05

French heavyweight king Teddy Riner of France fought for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics and looked like he had never been away. While the Frenchman remained the favourite for the title, there was high expectations from all as new challengers had emerged while he had been away and the rules had been modified during his absence. Read more

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Teddy Riner unseeded at the World Championships in Budapest

2 Sep 2017 09:20

Teddy Riner is not seeded at the World Championships in Budapest. Riner lost 50% of the Olympic points after a reduction last weekend. Same counts for Olympic runner-up Hisayoshi Harasawa who is now ranked tenth and only the first nine are seeded as Russian Andrey Volkov won't compete. Japanese Ojitani is the last seeded. The 14th place is Riner's lowest position ever. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi and Teddy Riner awarded as best athletes

27 Aug 2017 23:05

At the IJF Gala on Sunday evening Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo was awarded as The Best Female Judoka Kelmendi. Since 2012 she won three European title, two world titles and the Olympic title. The honour for men was for Teddy Riner who will arrive later in Budapest as he fights on Saturday. Read more

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Download the 10 challengers of Teddy Riner these World Championships

26 Aug 2017 14:25

Do you have doubts if Teddy Riner will take his ninth World title? Riner of France has been unbeaten since 2011, but he didn’t give anyone a chance since the Olympic Games and will make his comeback in Budapest. Although capable of big throws, he is always prepared to play a strategic game when confronted with tough opponents in the final of an important competition like the World Championships or the Olympics. Read more

Result City Date
3Budapest3 Sep
1Budapest2 Sep
1Budapest2016
1Rio de Janeiro2016
1Kazan2016

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