Lukas Krpálek Judoka

Lukas Krpálek

Lukas Krpálek

  • Country:Czech Republic
  • Born:15 November 1990 (26 years)
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Lukas Krpalek became Olympic Champion in 2016 in Rio. Krpalek was World Champion of 2014 and double European Champion in 2013 and 2014 U100kg. Already the best ever Czech judoka of all time. He was double Junior World Champion. Krpalek was 7th at the Olympic Games in London. Coached by Petr Lacina. After the Olympic title he switched to +100kg and he took bronze at the European Championships in Warsaw in 2017. He won gold at the Grand Prix in Hohhot.
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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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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

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Lukas Krpalek injures left leg after training camp

15 Aug 2017 11:45

Czech judo star and World number three Lukas Krpalek has suffered an unfortunate and badly timed injury. The Olympic Champion U100kg and current challenger for the world title +100kg injured his lower left leg during a training session on Monday. The winner of the Hohhot Grand Prix left the training camp for treatment of his broken ligaments in his ankle. Read more

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Big Krpalek perfectly sets up all-gold backpatch clash with Big Teddy

2 Jul 2017 14:10

Reigning Olympic champion Lukas Krpalek made a sensational fourth appearance in the heavyweight division on the IJF World Judo Tour as he topped the podium in the last contest of the Hohhot Grand Prix 2017. Read more

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European Judo Championships Preview +100kg: Unseeded Lukas Krpalek seeking for heavyweight gold

19 Apr 2017 14:10

Without Teddy Riner each championships can deliver another medal. The double Olympic champion and 8 time world champion is the missing man at the European Championships in Warsaw on Saturday. Big Teddy is not the only one as Israelian bronze medallist in Rio Or Sasson should normally be counted in for a medal. Still there’s a nice bunch of spectacular judoka who may step in the gap. Read more

Result City Date
1Hohhot2 Jul
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016

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