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.
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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

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Lukas Krpalek gaining golden confidence in his new category +100kg

9 Apr 2017 20:30

The last and most awaited final of the Grand Prix in Antalya was the one between the current U100kg Olympic Champion, Lukas Krpalek of Czech Republic and Iurii Krakovetskii (KGZ). World Champion and Olympic champion in the lower category, Krpalek decided that he had already proved everything in U100KG and decided to move up to meet the ‘big boys’. Read more

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Two Olympic medallists among 253 judoka at Grand Prix Antalya

6 Apr 2017 23:35

This weekend the World Tour moves on to Antalya in Turkey which is the new location for the Grand Prix held in Samsun over the past three years. New President Sezer Huysuz welcomed the coaches and athletes of 34 nations and a total of 253 athletes will be fighting in the city that has been asked to organize the World Junior Championships as well in October. Read more

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Lukas Krpalek in a tough pool over 100kg at Grand Prix Dusseldorf

23 Feb 2017 16:25

This week, all eyes are on Düsseldorf as the IJF World Tour continues with its first Grand Prix of the season. The German event will upgrade to Grand Slam status next year and it will be held in a different venue, so this last edition in the Mitsubishi Halle. Read more

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Lukas Krpalek won a historic medal for Czech Republic

23 Aug 2016 21:55

Lukas Krpalek was one of the nicest surprises of the Olympic Games tournament U100kg. We knew he could do it, he was world champion in 2014 and double Junior World Champion like Teddy Riner. Also he was the tallest of the field, but we hadn’t seen him too much and the Europeans weren’t a success, but at 11 August everything found its place. Read more

Result City Date
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016
3Guadalajara2016

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