Shohei Ono Judoka

Shohei Ono

Shohei Ono

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:3 February 1992 (25 years)
  • Popularity
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.

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


Olympic Champion Shohei Ono might miss World Championships

1 Mar 2017 20:35

Men’s 73-kg Rio Olympic gold medalist Shohei Ono will sit out the national invitational weight class championships in Fukuoka next month to focus on his academic studies, the All Japan Judo Federation said Wednesday. Read more


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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1Rio de Janeiro2016

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