Tadahiro Nomura Judoka

Tadahiro Nomura

Tadahiro Nomura

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:10 December 1974 (45 years)
  • Popularity
Olympic Judo legend Tadahiro Nomura is the king of judo. He won three Olympic titles from 1996, 2000 and 2004. He was 1997 World Champion but knew exactly when to peak. His uncle had won an Olympic gold medal at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.
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Throwback: Japanese legends Nomura and Tani captured gold at 16-9

16 Sep 2020 21:20

That special day in 2000, exactly 20 years ago, when both Japanese legends Ryoko Tani and Tadahiro Nomura won the Olympic title in Sydney. JudoInside witnessed that amazing Japanese first Olympic day in Darling Harbour. We throwback to 16 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman for the World of Judo Magazine. Read more

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Trendy throw: floating elbow morote-seoi

23 Aug 2020 21:55

We at JudoInside with our partner, JudoCrazy, like to spot new trends as well as old trends that have gone largely unnoticed. A good example of an emerging trend that we spotted early on was the "Reverse Seoi-Nage". Read more

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Discover the tactics behind fighting taller people

14 Apr 2020 13:10

Judo is unpredictable. Especially at Olympic level where the circumstances make it even more difficult to perform. It’s not a guarantee that the current World Ranking leaders make the difference as well in 2021 in Tokyo. The position on the World Ranking will not be the key to Olympic success. Judo technique, the state of the mind and timing of your form are key assets. Read more

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Special charter flight to collect Olympic flame in Athens

19 Mar 2020 10:55

A special charter aircraft departed Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday to collect the Olympic flame in Athens, but has done so without a delegation from Tokyo 2020 on board. Triple Olympic wrestling gold medallist Saori Yoshida and three-time judo gold medallist Tadahiro Nomura had been due to participate in Thursday's handover ceremony in the Greek capital, but Tokyo 2020 made a last minute change as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus. Read more

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Tadahiro Nomura unveils 2020 Olympic Torch

24 Mar 2019 10:35

Judo’s only three-time Olympic champion Nomura Tadahiro unveiled the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch on Wednesday. Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay Official Ambassador Nomura, who won Olympic gold at Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004, said: “When I heard the news of my appointment, I was really surprised and very happy. Read more

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1Geneve2013
2Ulaanbaatar2010
3Fukuoka2008
2Hamburg2008
1Fukuoka2007

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