Maria Bernabeu Judoka

Maria Bernabeu

Maria Bernabeu

  • Country:Spain
  • Born:15 February 1988 (31 years)
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World vice Champion 2015 Maria Bernabeu took World silver in 2015 in Astana and she claimed bronze at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. She won the Grand Prix in Budapest U70kg, her first IJF medal and Grand Slam in Baku in 2016. She won gold at the Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017. Bernabeu won bronze at the European U23 in 2010 and European junior bronze in 2006. Maria finished fifth at the Olympic Games in Rio. She won bronze at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf and silver in Budapest in 2019.
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Gemma Howell keeps growing with gold in Budapest

13 Jul 2019 18:40

Gemma Howell of Great Britain bested two-time world medallist Maria Bernabeu (ESP) to win her first IJF World Judo Tour title. Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Howell has now put pressure on her U70kg teammate and Olympic bronze medallist Sally Conway (GBR) in the race for the one place for Tokyo 2020, after throwing powerful Spaniard Bernabeu for a waza-ari and then pinning her with a sankaku-gatame to clinch gold. Read more

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Marie-Eve Gahie poised to take gold U70kg in Minsk

21 Jun 2019 10:30

France's medal challenge in the women's U70kg competition is headed by Marie-Eve Gahie. However the competition is severe in this weight class. What used to be a European weight class is now a struggle against Japanese dominance at both Olympic and World level. Read more

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World champion Chizuru Arai grabs sixth Grand Slam title

11 May 2019 18:35

Two-time and reigning world champion Arai Chizuru of Japan won her sixth Grand Slam gold medal at the expense of Tel Aviv Grand Prix gold medallist Anna Bernholm (SWE). Arai, who is now undefeated on the IJF circuit since May 2018, fought like a world champion and will be the overwhelming favourite in Tokyo this August as she bids for a third consecutive title. Read more

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Invincible Sally Conway completes Grand Slam treble

23 Feb 2019 19:35

Scottish Olympic bronze medallist Sally Conway won Grand Slam gold for the third time in her career with a rousing display in the U70kg category. Conway defeated The Hague Grand Prix bronze medallist Miriam Butkereit (GER) after taking the contest to the ground and threatening with both osaekomi and the kansetsu-waza and the home judoka was unable to find a route away from the imminent danger. Read more

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European Open in Madrid beautiful home event for Spaniards

1 Jun 2018 16:10

The Grand Prix in Hohhot kicked off the first Olympic Qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The EJU follows with the European Open series in Madrid and next week in Belgrade. Madrid hosted the first World Cup in 2005 starting with the women. The last two editions were organised for both men and women. Read more

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Result City Date
2Budapest13 Jul
3Baku11 May
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Caceres2018
7Guangzhou2018

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