- Born:2 April 1995 (25 years)
One-time World Championships participant Samuel Kwitonda has competed on the IJF World Judo Tour once every two years. Kwitonda fought at the 2014 World Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia, the 2016 Almaty Grand Prix and is now back to make another tilt at the Worlds in 2018. Both of his two contest wins came at the African Championships in 2016 and 2017 as the Burundi judoka has not fought this season. Kwitonda has recently been training at the world-renowned Teni University in Japan.