Naohisa Takato Judoka

Naohisa Takato

Naohisa Takato

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:30 May 1993 (23 years)
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Naohisa Takato World Champion 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. Won bronze at the worlds in Chelyabinsk in 2014. Won the World Junior title in 2011 in Cape Town. Takato was World U17 Champion in Budapest in 2009. Won the Grand Slams in Moscow, Tokyo, Paris and Masters in Tyumen 2013. Paris and Tokyo in 2015. Olympic bronze medallist in 2016 in Rio. In 2017 he added his third Paris victory.
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Japan benefits from new rules in judo

14 Feb 2017 13:55

Rule changes recently adopted by the International Judo Federation to make the sport more exciting, as well as more understandable to the casual fan, made their debut at last weekend’s Paris Grand Slam. If the results from that tournament are any indication, Japan seems to benefit from the modifications with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics looming three years away. Read more

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Naohisa Takato completes Paris hat-trick

11 Feb 2017 17:30

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Takato Naohisa of Japan Takato waved three fingers on both hands to the crowd as he continued his remarkable run in Paris with gold medals in 2013, 2015 and now 2017. Takato started his year in thrilling fashion as he won the Paris tournament for the third time. Read more

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The ten most searched judoka in the world

7 Feb 2017 16:40

It is not surprising that, for the past three years, Teddy Riner is the most searched-for judoka in the world. The second most popular judoka on the web’s top 10 list is Ilias Iliadis. Although the Greek legend retired last year, his popularity is still huge. One of the fastest risers is Japan’s Shohei Ono, who definitely captured our hearts last year. Read more

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Hifumi Abe can become the youngest male winner in Paris

20 Jan 2017 10:25

Hifumi Abe is certainly one of the most promising judoka around. The 19-year old Japanese sensation won the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in 2014. He fought the World Junior Championships final in 2014 and won silver at the World Cadet Championships in Miami. But these days he is aiming for gold at each senior event. Read more

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The Paris feeling for the Olympic medallists

17 Jan 2017 18:05

Last weekend the first test of the new rules was in Tunis at the African Open, but the real test of most of the top athletes will be the Grand Slam of Paris. With 25 days to go the IJF interview some of the finest medallists from the Rio Olympics about their Paris feeling. Read more

Result City Date
1Paris11 Feb
2Tokyo2016
3Rio de Janeiro2016
3Fukuoka2016
1Budapest2015

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