Kaori Matsumoto Judoka

Kaori Matsumoto

Kaori Matsumoto

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:11 September 1987 (29 years)
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Kaori Matsumoto is 2012 Olympic Champion of Londo and she won bronze in 2016 in Rio. The Beast is World Champion in 2010 in Tokyo and 2015 in Astana and won World bronze in 2011. Matsumoto won the Asian Games in 2010 and Grand Prix in Dusseldorf in 2014 and 2016.
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Japanese judo star Kaori Matsumoto is going to marry

26 Oct 2016 16:40

Kaori Matsumoto, the current World Champion and bronze medallist at the Olympic Games is going to marry. Breaking many men’s hearts, she found her expected husband in her own country and he is a cook! The Japanese judo star introduced her future husband to her father who was also a cook. Her father, 63 year old Kenji Matsumoto, who was a boxer and cook in a Chinese restaurant. Read more

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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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Rafaela Silva grabs first Olympic gold medal for Brazil

9 Aug 2016 00:05

Rafaela Silva is not new, she was World Champion 2013 in Rio, but today he was reborn. Rafaela Silva ironed most of the pain the Brazilian judo team had suffered so far this week. Silva gave the team the ultimate inspiration to proceed the medal hunger because judo it the frontrunner of Brazilian sport. Not for nothing Judo delivered the host nation the first Olympic gold of the Games so far. Read more

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Matsumoto in the semis against world number one Sumiya Dorjsuren

8 Aug 2016 18:10

Kaori Matsumoto is still in the race to be the first to prolong her Olympic title in 2016. The Japanese had to give everything what she had in a thrilling quarter final against French Automne Pavia. A match with more than 3 minutes in the golden score where it was Matsumoto who gave her last breath to a wazari score and won the match afterall, despite all the danger from the tall Pavia. Pavia was against sent to the repechage, just like in 2012 when the two fought as well, then in the semi final. Also at the Last World Championships in Astana it was Matsumoto to proceed to the final. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women U57kg

8 Aug 2016 09:30

The U57kg category is an amazing event with many outsiders for the medals. Matsumoto has proved to be strong as the current Olympic and World title holder, but has many enemies for gold, some of who are even her friends. On a day full of emotions, the one who stays cool may be the next Olympic champion on 8 August. Read more

Result City Date
3Rio de Janeiro2016
3Fukuoka2016
1Düsseldorf2016
1Astana2015
1Astana2015

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