All Japan Open Championships women Yokohama - Event

All Japan Open Championships women Yokohama

  • Date: 17 Apr 2016 - 17 Apr 2016
  • Place: Yokohama, Japan
  • Type: National Championships
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Fundraising Japan

Judo legends raise funds for earthquake area Kumamoto in Japan

18 Apr 2016 09:55

A huge earthquake struck the Kumamoto in Kyushu area last week and it still continues. Kumamoto was the hometown of judo legend Yasuhiro Yamashita. At last weekend’s All Japan Championships for heavyweight women some of the Japanese judo legends started a fundraising action. Many people volunteered to raise funding for the town and its environment. Read more

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Kanae Yamabe claims last Olympic spot in Japanese womens team

17 Apr 2016 13:10

Kanae Yamabe downed rival Megumi Tachimoto for her third national judo championship title on Sunday to clinch a spot in this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. In the pair’s third meeting in the final at the national championships in as many years, and this year serving as the final qualifier for Rio in the +78kg category, holder Tachimoto injured her left knee with under a minute remaining. Read more