Judo in New Zealand

Judo in New Zealand never won an Olympic medal but with Brent Cooper and Donna Guy in 1988 they were close (5). Donna Guy won world bronze in the women’s U61kg in 1986. In 2016 Justine Bishop, Darcina Manuel and Moira De Villiers were Oceania Champions. Darcina Manuel competed at the Rio Olympic Games. Manuel, Moira de Villiers and Jason Koster are the best judoka of their generation.

Judo legends B S G

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  • Jason Koster
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  • Darcina Manuel
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  • Bill Vincent
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  • Graeme Spinks
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Moira De Villiers - Super star

Jason Koster - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
New Zealand Championships RotoruaNCRotorua19 Oct 2019
New Zealand U21 Championships RotoruaNJunRotorua19 Oct 2019
New Zealand U18 Championships RotoruaNCadetRotorua19 Oct 2019
North Island Cadets AucklandITCadAuckland7 Sep 2019
North Island Juniors AucklandITJunAuckland7 Sep 2019


Name Birthdate Age
Alex Rivett25 Oct 199822 years
Lee Calder26 Oct 198634 years
Renee Cruickshank27 Oct 198931 years
Trevor Melind1 Nov 198337 years
Donna Guy1 Nov 196159 years