- Born:6 September 2002 (17 years)
Cadet African Championships gold medallist Fleury Nihozeko, won all three contests by ippon on his way to his first continental title. The youngster went unbeaten in the +90kg category and a day later stepped up to the +100kg category at the Junior African Championships where lost both of his contests. Following his Worlds debut in Baku. He won a bronze medal at the Team event at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires in 2018.