Kayla Harrison Judoka

Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison

  • Country:United States
  • Born:2 July 1990 (26 years)
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Kayla Harrison is double Olympic judo Champion from the USA in 2012 and 2016. Harrison won the World title in 2010 in Tokyo and she won bronze in 2011 and 2014. Panam Championships and Games Champion in 2011 and 2015. Grand Slam Tokyo gold in 2015 and Masters in 2016. Most successful ever judoka of the USA.
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The retired athletes of 2016 can enjoy their new life

31 Dec 2016 12:50

2016 is over. An Olympic year with lots of spectacular titles, heroes, losses, victories and retirements. JudoInside.com wishes all judo fans a happy new year. Let the retired athletes have a year where they can enjoy their friends, families and our sport. Read more

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Year overview of the World Leading women judoka of 2016

20 Dec 2016 14:25

Three European athletes, two Asian and two Pan American athletes are leading the last World Ranking of the year, what was called the IJF Prestige ranking. Mongolia is the most dominant nation in the world ranking for women with two leading positions. Former Mongolian, now Kazakh judoka Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh won the most prize money, $15,500 of which 20% went to her coach. Read more

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Double Olympic champ Kayla Harrison misses judo but life is good

18 Oct 2016 09:00

The first American judoka to win two Olympic titles, Kayla Harrison is continuously under fire whether she will compete into MMA or not, but she keeps the door closed and is not a hurry for any decision. She is missing judo, to step onto the tatami and fight the best, but she takes her time. Read more

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Khasan Khalmurzaev Judo World Ranking leader U81kg

5 Sep 2016 12:35

The World Ranking has changed quite a bit due to the reduced points gained at the 2015 and 2014 World Championships. Athletes such as Yeldos Smetov and Yuri Alvear who benefit of their Olympic performances in combination with the performances at World Championships, lost points again, but will obviously still be in the top of their divisions. Read more

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Golden Kayla Harrison is living the Olympic dream

22 Aug 2016 21:15

Kayla Harrison is living the dream. She prolonged her Olympic title and where she though 2012 was the max, doubling feels so much better. "Winning my first Olympic gold (in 2012), I thought nothing would ever get better but this is better." Read more

Result City Date
1Rio de Janeiro2016
1Budapest2016
1Guadalajara2016
1Havana2016
1Dallas2016

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