Busra Katipoglu Judoka

Busra Katipoglu

Busra Katipoglu

  • Country:Turkey
  • Born:17 January 1992 (25 years)
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Turkish judoka Busra Katipoglu won a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tashkent in 2015 and bronze in Minsk. She won silver at the Grand Prix Qingdao in 2015. Katipoglu was Turkish senior champion in 2010. She won European Junior bronze in 2009 and 2011. She won bronze at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2016. She won a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017.
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European Judo Championships Preview U63kg: Classic matches with history

19 Apr 2017 09:35

The category U63kg is a European division with Olympic Champion Tina Trstenjak who is always in for a battle with her rivals Agbegnenou, Unterwurzacher, Trajdos, and Schlesinger. Even though Olympic medallists Yarden Gerbi (ISR) and Anicka van Emden (NED) either won’t compete or retired, the competition is quite severe and there are lots of women with good confidence that they can be a showcase at this event. Read more

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Alice Schlesinger retains her Baku title on first start of 2017

11 Mar 2017 14:30

British Alice Schlesinger defended her 2016 Baku title with a mature performance against Tunis African Open silver medallist Andreja Leski (SLO). The modest Briton, who was making her post-Olympic return to competition, saw off world number 63 Leski on the ground as World number 12 Schlesinger trapped the body of her opponent and from there worked the arm-lock until the 20-year-old Slovenian had to submit. Read more

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Alice Schlesinger positions with outsider role for Rio

7 May 2016 17:05

Dusseldorf Grand Prix silver medallist Alice Schlesinger (GBR) played down her day in the post-event interview but the modest Briton excelled in Baku as she won all five of her contests by the maximum score. Schlesinger won her first Grand Slam gold medal for Great Britain to secure 500 precious qualification points which edges her closer towards potentially being seeded at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Read more

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Host country cheers for Junxia Yang

21 Nov 2015 12:00

The strong Chinese women so far had only won the Grand Prix of Qingdao twice in the history of this event since 2009. 2008 Olympic Champion Qiuli Yang won twice in 2009 and 2010, but today Yang Junxia added another Chinese title in the category U63kg. In the final she defeated Busra Katipoglu of Turkey who also experienced her first Grand Prix final. Read more

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Preview Finals Day 2 in Qingdao

21 Nov 2015 10:35

The second day of the Grand Prix final in Qingdao delivered some surprising finals. In the men’s categories U73 and U81 both finallists have never met before. Rustam Orujov will face Soichi Hashimoto. U81kg Goki Maruyama and Wang Ki-Chun will meet in an interesting Asian final. In the women’s final U63kg it was Busra Katipoglu who surprisingly qualified for the final. China is represented by the experienced Junxia Wang. Read more about the finallists. Read more

Result City Date
5Tashkent7 Oct
1Baku13 May
3Baku11 Mar
1Antalya2016
7Guadalajara2016

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