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Japan
JPN
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
Judoka
 
Ryoko Tani 10 2 3
Shohei Ono 6 2 0
Naohisa Takato 7 0 2
Masae Ueno 8 0 1
Noriko Anno 6 1 0
Last 365 days of judo
Judoka
 
Megumi Horikawa 3 0 1
Sanshiro Murao 3 0 1
Uta Abe 3 0 0
Haruka Funakubo 2 1 1
Wakana Koga 2 1 1
Judoka Uta Abe
Last results
Judo event Type Place Date
1 Grand Slam Tokyo GSL Tokyo 3 Dec 2022
2 Kodokan Cup Chiba NT Chiba 29 Oct 2022
3 All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo NC Tokyo 29 Apr 2022
4 All Japan Open Championships Yokohama NC Yokohama 17 Apr 2022
5 All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka NC Fukuoka 2 Apr 2022
1.
Judo event Grand Slam Tokyo
Type GSL
Place Tokyo
Date 3 Dec 2022
2.
Judo event Kodokan Cup Chiba
Type NT
Place Chiba
Date 29 Oct 2022
3.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo
Type NC
Place Tokyo
Date 29 Apr 2022
4.
Judo event All Japan Open Championships Yokohama
Type NC
Place Yokohama
Date 17 Apr 2022
5.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka
Type NC
Place Fukuoka
Date 2 Apr 2022
Birthdays
Name Birthdate Age
1 Daigo Kagawa 9 Feb 1997 26 years
2 Shoichiro Mukai 10 Feb 1996 27 years
3 Ayumi Ishii 10 Feb 1989 34 years
4 Yasuyuki Muneta 10 Feb 1981 42 years
5 Tatsuhiro Hiranabe 11 Feb 1996 27 years
1.
Name Daigo Kagawa
Birthdate 9 Feb 1997
Age 26
2.
Name Shoichiro Mukai
Birthdate 10 Feb 1996
Age 27
3.
Name Ayumi Ishii
Birthdate 10 Feb 1989
Age 34
4.
Name Yasuyuki Muneta
Birthdate 10 Feb 1981
Age 42
5.
Name Tatsuhiro Hiranabe
Birthdate 11 Feb 1996
Age 27
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