Shohei Ono Judoka

Shohei Ono

Shohei Ono

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:3 February 1992 (25 years)
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Shohei Ono of Japan is the 2016 Olympic Champion of Rio. He became World Champion in 2015 in Astana and 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. Ono won the World Junior Championships U20 in 2011 in Cape Town. Ono Shohei won the Grand Prix in Dusseldorf in 2015 and 2016.
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Olympic Champion Ono Shohei set to return at Tokyo Grand Slam

21 Nov 2017 10:45

The IJF World Judo Tour will now head to Asia for the fifth and final Grand Slam of the year in Tokyo next month. Olympic champion and two-time world champion Ono Shohei (JPN), who is widely regarded as being the best pound-for-pound judoka in the world, makes his return at the Tokyo Grand Slam and will appear in his new gold backpatch for the first time. Read more


Triple World Champion Masashi Ebinuma steps up to U73kg

6 Jul 2017 16:25

Masashi Ebinuma, who claimed judo Olympic bronze medals in the men’s 66kg division at the last two Olympics, will compete at 73kg. Read more


It's tough being a Japanese judoka

11 Apr 2017 14:00

Japan has such depth in judo that in some categories you have multiple players who are absolutely world-class. Read more


What makes Shohei Ono a dominant judoka

25 Mar 2017 20:15

One of the contributors to JudoInside, Mariel Ang asked herself the question why Shohei Ono is such a dominant judoka. We’ve published her analysis and feel free to give you opinion in our Facebook. Like it, share it, or respond to the analysis. You’re athlete analysis at Make sure it’s worthwhile reading with your sharp analysis. Give the Insiders, your Inside story. Read more


Shohei Ono will compete at the Open weight championships

6 Mar 2017 12:05

Judoka Shohei Ono will compete in the open-weight national championships on April 29. Ono, who made his nationals debut in 2014 a year after he claimed a world title, won his first match before he was beaten by Takeshi Ojitani — who predominantly fights in the over-100-kg category — in the third round. He earned the 73-kg gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Read more

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1Rio de Janeiro2016

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