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

  • Takanori Nagase
  • 004
  • Soichi Hashimoto
  • 113
  • Uta Abe
  • 013
  • Naohisa Takato
  • 003
  • Akira Sone
  • 003

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
Shiori Watabe5 Apr 199327 years
Goki Maruyama5 Apr 199228 years
Junpei Morishita5 Apr 199030 years
Hirotoshi Watanabe5 Apr 196357 years
Shuhei Kawata6 Apr 199624 years