Laura Martinez Abelenda Judoka

Laura Martinez Abelenda

Laura Martinez Abelenda

  • Country:Spain
  • Born:1 December 1998 (20 years)
  • Popularity
Spanish judoka Laura Martinez Abelenda claimed a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in Zagreb in 2017 and bronze at the 2018 Junior worlds in the Bahamas. She took a silver medal at the Junior European Championships in 2017 also against Gersjes (NED). She won a silver medal at the EYOF in Tbilisi in 2015. In 2018 she took silver at the European Open in Rome. She took a silver medal at the European Open in Madrid in 2018. She claimed the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2019.
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Bilodid set to regain European title in Minsk

19 Jun 2019 10:30

Young and old will battle for the European Games title U48kg in Minsk. However there are no doubts with the fans that one of the youngest, Daria Bilodid, is the biggest ace to win the title. Bilodid won the European title in 2017 and looking back at the history this class has waves with successful women. Karen Briggs and Sarah Nichilo are big names from the past, Alina Dumitru won it eight times (2004-2012) for Romania and is topscorer. Read more

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Laura Martinez Abelenda youngest ever winner for Spain

10 May 2019 19:50

Spanish youngster Laura Martinez Abelenda defeated Marrakech Grand Prix winner Julia Figueroa (ESP) to strike gold on the IJF World Judo Tour for the first time. The youngster fought back tears after throwing her teammate and two-time Grand Slam winner Figueroa with a thunderous o-soto-gari for ippon in a time of 37 seconds. Read more

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Spanish lightweights inspired by competition in Baku

10 May 2019 14:40

At the first day of the Grand Slam in Baku the Spanish team battles for the gold in a surprising category U48kg. Although Julia Figueroa dominates the class for years, new kids on the block have arrived and this time Laura Martinez Abelenda reached the final where she will battle for gold against Figueroa. Abelenda who was always so close to a medal at various age levels, now breaks through the barriers with a victory over Catarina Costa of Portugal. Read more

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Daria Bilodid earns the complete set of judo world titles

18 Oct 2018 07:50

Ukrainian teen Daria Bilodid defeated IJF debutant Yoshida Sana (JPN), the younger sister of senior U57kg world champion Yoshida Tsukasa, to complete a full set of world judo titles. Judo’s youngest senior world champion maintained her unbeaten record against Japanese judoka as Yoshida became the seventh victim of the Ukrainian phenomenon who just turned 18. Read more

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Andreea Chitu makes golden comeback in Madrid

2 Jun 2018 23:40

Italy and France were the winners of the first day of the European Open in Madrid. Both nations won two gold medals, Italy among women, France was strong in the men’s division. Read more

Result City Date
5Budapest12 Jul
7Minsk22 Jun
1Baku10 May
5Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Caceres2018

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