Soichi Hashimoto Judoka

Soichi Hashimoto

Soichi Hashimoto

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:24 August 1991 (26 years)
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Soichi Hashimoto became the world chamion in 2017 in Budapets. Hashimoto won the IJF World Masters in Guadalajara in 2016. In 2014 when he was quite unknown he won the European Open in Lisbon. He won the All Japan Championships in 2015 and the Kodokan Cup in 2015. Hashimoto took gold at the Grand Prix in Qingdao in 2015. In September 2016 he won the Taipei Open and Grand Slam of Tokyo in 2016. In 2017 he won the Grand Slam in Paris and Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg and added the world title.
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Eight new World Ranking leaders set Japan back to the top

4 Sep 2017 13:10

On Monday the new IJF World Ranking was released with eight new world ranking leaders. Soichi Hashimoto (U73kg) and Sumiya Dorjsuren (U57kg) were number one last week and also won the world title. It’s not about the ranking but about the performance. Four male World Ranking leaders of last week didn’t make a medal, three women didn’t make a medal and heavyweight Slutskaya couldn’t participate in Budapest. We introduce the new Ranking leaders. Read more

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Reactions on the Team Event of the World Championships in Budapest

4 Sep 2017 10:35

In general positive feelings after the mixed team competition on Sunday where Japan defeated the team of Brazil. The countries are lining up to become the best and catch that extra special medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Also International Olympic Committee President Dr. Thomas Bach watched the event. Read more

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Japan wins first World Mixed Team Championships by 6-0 to Brazil

3 Sep 2017 19:30

Japan has won the Mixed Team competition of the World Judo Championships as. The Mixed Team Competition was officially added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme by the IOC in June and the hosts of the next Olympiad won the first edition of the new format at the senior level. Read more

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Soichi Hashimoto claims expected gold medal U73kg

30 Aug 2017 19:15

Japan captured another gold medal, their fifth in total and eight medals in total counting juist three days of fighting in Budapest. Soichi Hashimoto was the expected winner, and despite 73 judoka in this category U73kg, still the favourites were able to win the medal. Ganbaatar Odbayar was more of a surprise medal for Mongolia, another one from this relative new judo country. Read more

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Azeri fighters on fire for medals but Hashimoto still favourite

30 Aug 2017 15:20

The World Judo Championships continue with day three in Budapest, again with strong Asian input as Japan again has two contenders in the semi finals. With Soichi Hashimoto and Tsukasa Yoshida, the Japanese can again take the jackpot at the third day. The Azeri fighters U73kg show their best judo. Read more

Result City Date
1Budapest3 Sep
1Budapest30 Aug
1Ekaterinburg20 May
1Fukuoka1 Apr
1Paris11 Feb

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