Miryam Roper Judoka

Miryam Roper

Miryam Roper

  • Country:Panama
  • Born:26 June 1982 (36 years)
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Miryam Roper won World bronze in 2013 in Rio and captured three European medals,a final in 2014 and European Games bronze in 2015. Won various international IJF events in Baku, Moscow, Rijeka, Abu Dhabi and Qingdao and over 10 IJF World Tour medals. She took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tunis in 2018. She switched to Panama in April 2017 and surprisingly won the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg. She took silver at the Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017 (fusen gachi) and bronze in 2018.
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Rafaela Silva recovers and wins fifth Grand Prix title

13 Oct 2018 08:45

Brazilian Olympic champion Rafaela Silva avenged her opening World Championships contest defeat at the hands of world number 10 Jessica Klimkait (CAN) by beating her rival for gold in the U57kg final in Cancun. Read more

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Miryam Roper-Yearwood, Captain of her soul

17 Sep 2018 10:50

At 22 September Miryam Roper-Yearwood will fight at the World Championships for Panama. Roper decided only SHE could decide when she’d retire, the former German, in her thirties, is feeling young again, fighting under the Panamanian flag since 2017. Read more

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Strong Russian team in Agadir will face young challengers

8 Mar 2018 21:30

Starting on Friday the Grand Prix in Agadir will host 38 nations with 241 athletes from five continents. Not a huge field with just 102 women. Many delegations arrived in Agadir with young athletes, who they want to test before the Olympic qualification starts in May on the occasion of the Hohhot Grand Prix. Russia brought some top athletes like Khasan Khalmurzaev, Olympic Champion in Rio in 2016. Read more

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Switching judokas increase in the road to Tokyo2020

20 Feb 2018 16:40

Switching nations seems are still a trend, as judo is overwhelmed with judoka who switch nation, either to get a chance, either to get better financial circumstances. Although switches all from all times, but this Olympic cycle it's a method. With the latest three Mongolian athletes a new wave of many has started with the Tokyo 2020 Games ahead more will follow Read more

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Kosovo takes gold on second attempt of the day

19 Jan 2018 19:35

For the second time of the Grand Prix in Tunis, Kosovo placed an athlete in the final as Nora Gjakova (KOS) was qualified against Kwon Youjeong (KOR). Visibly more powerful than her opponent, Gjakova took the leadership of the final but had to wait until the second half to score a first waza-ari with a counter-attack. Read more

Result City Date
3Cancun12 Oct
1Barranquila31 Jul
3Saarbrucken14 Jul
7Hohhot25 May
3San Jose20 Apr

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