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.

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

  • Sarah Asahina
  • 014
  • Soichi Hashimoto
  • 104
  • Shori Hamada
  • 004
  • Naohisa Takato
  • 004
  • Chizuru Arai
  • 013

Latest videos

Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Grand Slam TokyoGSLTokyo2 Dec 2017
Kodokan Cup ChibaNTChiba11 Nov 2017
All Japan U21 Championships SaitamaNJunSaitama9 Sep 2017
All Japan Judo Championships TokyoNCTokyo29 Apr 2017
All Japan Open Championships women YokohamaNCYokohama16 Apr 2017

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Yuri Matsunobu22 Jan 199325 years
Shinichi Shinohara23 Jan 197345 years
Daiki Tanii24 Jan 199325 years
Honami Yoshizawa24 Jan 198038 years
Natsuko Sano24 Jan 197543 years