Judo in Japan

Judo in Japan is popular. Judo was founded in Tokyo in the Kodokan. Japan is the best judo country in the world. With 40 Olympic judo titles and 125 judo world titles Japan hosts many great judoka. Tadahiro Nomura, Ryoko Tani, Kosei Inoue, Yashuhiro Yamashita are some of the great names of the past. Current Olympic Champions are Shohei Ono, Mashu Baker and Haruka Tachimoto. In 2020 Japan hosts the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In Rio Japan won 12 medals, never a single country won so many medals in judo. All teams of Japan are World Champion. Japan hosted the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo. The Grand Slam will be held in Osaka.

Judo legends B S G

  • Ryoko Tani
  • 3210
  • Masae Ueno
  • 108
  • Noriko Anno
  • 016
  • Naoya Ogawa
  • 415
  • Mika Sugimoto
  • 326

Ryoko Tani - Super star

Tadahiro Nomura - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Ryuju Nagayama
  • 012
  • Soichi Hashimoto
  • 012
  • Naohisa Takato
  • 002
  • Hifumi Abe
  • 002
  • Yoko Ono
  • 002

Latest videos

Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Grand Slam OsakaGSLOsaka22 Nov 2019
Kodokan Cup ChibaNTChiba2 Nov 2019
All Japan U21 Championships SaitamaNJunSaitama14 Sep 2019
World Team Championships TokyoWTCTokyo1 Sep 2019
World Championships TokyoWChTokyo25 Aug 2019

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Sarah Asahina22 Oct 199624 years
Yoshio Nakamura22 Oct 197050 years
Suzu Iino23 Oct 199624 years
Keita Nagashima23 Oct 198832 years
Hiroki Tsutsui23 Oct 197842 years