Yung Wei Yang Judoka

Yung Wei Yang

Yung Wei Yang

  • Country:Taipei
  • Born:28 September 1997 (22 years)
  • Popularity
Judoka Yung Wei Yang of Taipei won bronze at the Grand Prix in Qingdao in 2016. He won the East Asian Championships Hong Kong in 2016. He claimed a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tashkent in 2018. He won the Asian Open in Hong Kong in 2018. Yang was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for juniors U60kg in 2017. He clinched a silver medal at the Asian Pacific Championships in Fujairah in 2019. He clinched a silver medal at the gold Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2019 and bronze in Budapest and Tashkent
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Yago Abuladze stands the pressure in super final U60kg

20 Sep 2019 16:05

Russian Yago Abuladze captured the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Tashkent U60kg. In quite a surprising weight category Abuladze defeated World Championships surprise Wang Yung Wei (TPE) in the quarter final and resisted home favourite Diyorbek Urozboev in the semi-final. The final turned out into a huge battle where none of the two gave up, both kept attacking and both couldn’t convince the referee until the eight minute in the golden score. Read more

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Lukhumi Chkhvimiani surprises the field with world gold U60kg

25 Aug 2019 15:55

A sensational victory for Georgia’s Lukhumi Chkhvimiani today in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo where Chkhvimiani was crowned the new world champion, the first ever lightweight world champion for Georgia. Chkhvimiani defeated world number seven Sharafuddin Lutfillaev of Uzbekistan for the first time in four contests, his most important contest ever. Read more

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New world champion in the make at U60kg worlds

25 Aug 2019 09:35

We are going to get a new World Champion U60kg! Naohisa Takato lost his battle with Uzbek Sharafuddin Lutfillaev who reached the semi final against Gusman Kyrgyzbaev of Kazakhstan. The tournament so far has been spectacular with Yang Yung Wei as the sensation who gave the event taste with a win over world championships runner-up Robert Mshvidobadze (RUS) in his first contest. Read more

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Kazakh ace Yeldos Smetov rules in Budapest

12 Jul 2019 19:05

The 2015 world champion defeated the 2014 world champion in the U60kg final of the Grand Prix in Budapest as Yeldos Smetov (KAZ) beat Ganbat Boldbaatar (MGL). Smetov offered more with a higher workrate and pressed Ganbat who was second best throughout the final. Kazakhstan claimed their first gold when Smetov threw with a seoi-nage in the closing seconds for ippon. Read more

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Kim Won Jin stars on return

24 May 2019 15:10

Double world medallist Kim Won Jin of Korea stole the show in Hohhot with the ippon of the day as he beat Asian Championships silver medallist Yang Yung Wei (TPE) to win the U60kg final. Read more

Result City Date
3Osaka22 Nov
3Tashkent20 Sep
7Tokyo25 Aug
3Taipei3 Aug
3Budapest12 Jul

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