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 Olympic Champion in 2012 and 2016. The French heavyweight won ten 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. His last victory was the World Open Championships in 2017. Riner signed for his old club Paris St. Germain in France after years of service for Levallois.
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Anton Geesink Award for Teddy Riner

13 Nov 2017 09:05

Ten times World Champion Teddy Riner was presented with the Anton Geesink Award by the Dutch Federation President Felix Thieme and the former Dutch Judo Federation President, Jos Hell. Anton Geesink was the first non-Asian who became world and Olympic judo champion in the heavyweight category. During the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964 he defeated the Japanese Kaminaga Akio. Read more

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Teddy Riner remains undefeated and claims tenth World title

11 Nov 2017 21:05

Teddy Riner remains the emperor in judo. With his tenth World title he closed all mouths, he got all the respect. Also respect for the finallist, Toma Nikiforov, a lightweight compared to Riner but his guts and flair and good judo brought him into the final of the World Open Championships. Read more

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Teddy Riner defeats all hopes, Iliadis gives the fans a smile in prelims

11 Nov 2017 16:35

The preliminary matches of the World Open Championships in Marrakech saw some great battles and surprising results. Especially the lighter judokas such as Nikiforov and Granda excelled in this openweight category and qualified for the semi finals. The return of Ilias Iliadis was just great to see when he was opposed to Roy Meyer. The Greek came back for the new generation and the generous smile after his contest was full of warmth for judo. Read more

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Draw of the World Open Championships in Marrakech

10 Nov 2017 16:25

The World Championships Open Weight will take place in Marrakech in Morocco and among the 40 judoka some smashing first contests. What about a warmup match for Teddy Riner against Krakovetskii of Kyrgistan. If Riner wins he will meet with Guram Tushishvili of Georgia, the matches of all matches in the prerounds. Obviously way too early. If Riner gets past the Georgian, it should be smooth sailing until he is expected to meet with youngster Stephan Hegyi (AUT) or Temuulen Battulga for the top spot in his pool. JudoInside and JudoCrazy analysed the first clashes. Read more

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Judo fans warming up for mouthwatering contests at OpenWeight World Championships

9 Nov 2017 09:10

An Openweight competition is a meeting ground of champions from different weight categories and this can create a host of dream matches. A skim through the entry list sets the hearts beating for judo fans as well as judoka as they calculate all the potential mouthwatering clashes. Read more

Result City Date
1Marrakech11 Nov
1Zagreb1 Oct
3Budapest3 Sep
1Budapest2 Sep
1Budapest2016

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