Grand Slam Paris - Event

Grand Slam Paris

  • Date: 8 Feb 2020 - 9 Feb 2020
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Type: Grand Slam
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Jorge Fonseca tests positive for Covid-19

25 Jun 2020 09:35

Judo World Champion Jorge Fonseca of Portugal tested positive for Covid-19. Also U57kg athlete Wilsa Gomes tested positive ad both abandoned the internship in Coimbra. Read more

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British medal optimism in 2021 based on history

24 Jun 2020 15:45

Great Britain’s record at Olympic Games level over the years has been equally as sketchy. To date they have won only eighteen Olympic medals in Judo since it was added to the Summer games schedule way back in 1964. Neil Adams is still the most successful British judoka after winning silver in the men’s U71 kg category in 1980 in Moscow, Russia, and again in the men’s U78 kg category in 1984 in Los Angeles, USA. Read more

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Mohammad Rashnonezhad: refugees are human beings

19 Jun 2020 12:00

Mohammad Rashnonezhad has been living in the Netherlands for more than two years. That's where he trains, often alone, as his dream is to become an Olympic medallist. For someone of his level, this is not an easy situation, as he needs to measure himself against the best, to improve his judo, but the young man is committed to his dream and his own personal story helps him to overcome most of the difficulties. Read more

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Canadian Judo queen Christa Deguchi agrees with postponement

28 May 2020 10:00

World Champion and Paris winner Christa Deguchi is facing the coronacrisis from her home in Japan. The Canadian judoka had a good pre-season but was interrupted by the crisis. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Christa Deguchi

20 May 2020 08:25

Canada have a luxury position having two Olympic medal candidates U57kg in Christa Deguchi and Jessica Klimkait. Last year Deguchi was crowned as the first ever World Champion for Canada. The cat lover lives in Japan and shows us her social media outings with her cats on Instagram. Foremost she is waiting until a new life can start as the number one medal candidate for gold in Tokyo. It’s a nice time to get to know her and JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh wondered where she is holding up with her cats Tuna and Mayo. Read more