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

  • Moira De Villiers
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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
Maia Tomai9 Aug 199822 years
Justine Bishop10 Aug 199030 years
Adam Moore11 Aug 200218 years
Pearl Rutene11 Aug 199030 years
Tania Rutene11 Aug 196555 years