Funa Tonaki Judoka

Funa Tonaki

Funa Tonaki

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:1 August 1995 (25 years)
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Funa Tonaki won the World title in Budapest in 2017 and took silver in 2018 in Baku and silver in 2019 in Tokyo. Tonaki captured the World Junior title in 2015 in Abu Dhabi. In 2017 she won the Grand Prix Düsseldorf 2017. She won gold at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2019 and 2020. Funa captured gold at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018. She took gold at the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg in 2017. . She won 7 World Tour events. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019.
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Japan Judo Federation announces draft Olympic team

27 Feb 2020 10:25

The All Japan Judo Federation announced for most categories the selection for the team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The host nation picked a 12-member team including reigning men’s U73kg Olympic champion Shohei Ono and back-to-back women’s U52kg world champion Uta Abe. Read more

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Shirine Boukli takes revenge for Paris golden opportunity

21 Feb 2020 18:30

French youngster Shirine Boukli shone in the women’s lightest weight category in Düsseldorf as the fast-rising star shocked former world champion Tonaki Funa (JPN) to claim gold. In only her third Grand Slam outing Boukli countered Tonaki with her patented sumi-gaeshi for a waza-ari score. Read more

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Shohei Ono leads top team of Japan in Düsseldorf

20 Feb 2020 14:40

Olympic and reigning world champion Ono Shohei (U73kg) leads an 11-strong Japanese team in action at the second Grand Slam of the season this weekend in Düsseldorf. Three-time world champion Ono, who will be chasing a record fifth Düsseldorf title, starts his 2020 season on Saturday at the ISS Dome. Read more

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Funa Tonaki keeps Tokyo 2020 spot open

22 Nov 2019 14:05

Former world champion Tonaki Funa of Japan defeated Marrakech Grand Prix winner Julia Figueroa (ESP) with a professional performance as she scored twice without reply to increase her advantage over the chasing pack in Japan. World number two Tonaki illustrated once again that she is her country’s best judoka in judo’s lightest weight category and is now within touching distance of selection for her first Olympic Games. Read more

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Judo teen Daria Bilodid claims second world title on Olympic ground

25 Aug 2019 15:35

Ukraine super champion Daria Bilodid is the youngest world judo champion of all time who successfully defended her world title as she won a thrilling rematch of the 2018 final against former world champion Funa Tonaki on home soil. Bilodid couldn’t be believe the achievement in the Nippon Budokan. “I can’t believe it, I know once, but two? For now I have too many emotions. Fighting Funa Tonaki is very hard, now it was in Tokyo. I felt a big pressure and many fans from Japan.” Read more

Result City Date
2Düsseldorf21 Feb
1Osaka2019
1Tokyo2019
2Tokyo2019
1Budapest2019

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