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 and The Hague 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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Japanese newcomer Terumi Otsuji surprises with Grand Prix gold

16 Nov 2018 22:55

IJF World Judo Tour debutant Otsuji Terumi of Japan starred for Japan with a win over 2016 Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Lu Tongjuan (CHN) in the U57kg final. World number 54 Lu produced a career-best result while Otsuji was the last woman standing in her first IJF outing. Read more

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170 women in The Hague for Grand Prix gold

15 Nov 2018 14:50

The draw at the Grand Prix of The Hague delivered some fine first round matches. With two world champions in the field and 412 participants coming from 62 nations the second edition of the Grand Prix in Holland almost doubled its participants field compared to last year. 242 Men and 170 Women will battle for the medals and valuable points for the qualification for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Read more

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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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Result City Date
3The Hague2018
3Cancun2018
1Barranquila2018
3Saarbrucken2018
7Hohhot2018

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