Valentin Houinato Judoka
Valentin Houinato
Valentin Houinato
Country: Benin | Born: 15 October 1996 (27 years)
Valentin Houinato is on the brink of competing in the Paris Olympic Games, representing Benin, the country of his father, while living in France. Competing in the -81kg category, Valentin earned bronze medals at the 2023 African Opens in Niamey and Dakar, and the 2024 African Open in Tunis. He finished fifth at the 2023 African Championships in Casablanca. Valentin's technical prowess includes uchi-mata, o-uchi-gari, and ura-nage. Academically, he holds a Bachelor's in Information and Communication and works as a radio reporter. Coached by Stéphane Trompille and Dimitri Dragin.
Match balance of all judo contests of the judoka
Year Matches Won Lost % won
Last 202071335.0 %
Last 2525111444.0 %
2024113827.3 %
20232291340.9 %
202242250.0 %
Last 6 contests
Date Opponent Noc Rnd W/L Type Event Cat VIDEO
9 Jun 2024 Doucara, Mahamadou MLI 5/7 L WCup Abidjan U81
9 Jun 2024 Awlime, Atsou Ambroise TOG 1/4 L WCup Abidjan U81
9 Jun 2024 Snijders, Thomas NED 1/16 L WCup Madrid U81
21 May 2024 Fasching, Bernd AUT 1/32 L WCh Abu Dhabi U81
26 Apr 2024 Thaoubani, Housni COM 1/8 L AfC Cairo U81
11 Feb 2024 El Meziati, Ahmed MAR 3/5 W WCup Tunis U81
Last 6 judo events with all contests at the event
Date Result Judo event Type Cat.  
11/02/2024 3 African Open Tunis WCup U81
19/11/2023 3 African Open Yaounde WCup U81
12/11/2023 3 African Open Dakar WCup U81
08/09/2023 5 African Championships Casablanca AfC U81
25/06/2023 3 African Open Niamey WCup U81
18/06/2023 5 African Open Abidjan WCup U81
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