DongHan Gwak Judoka

DongHan Gwak

DongHan Gwak

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:20 April 1992 (28 years)
  • Popularity
Korean World Champion judo Gwak Dong Han won bronze at the Olympic Games and was World Champion in 2015 in Astana. He won world bronze in 2017 in Budapest. Gwak won the Universiade in Kazan (Student World Championships) in 2013. He won the Grand Prix in Jeju three times (2013-2015). Three medals at the Paris Grand Slam including gold in 2019. He won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017. He took a silver medal at the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg in 2017 and silver in 2019 Abu Dhabi GS.
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Different styles of the category U90kg

2 Dec 2020 16:05

Without doubt, Ilias Iliadis wrote a nice chapter in judo history, most part of his legacy was made in 90kg class. But since the olympic champion stepped back from the tatami, this weight category has experienced a lot of changes. Nowadays, without such judo hero, the crown is looking for a new king and there are a lot of candidates fighting for it. European Champion Mikhail Igolnikov could be the chosen one. Read more

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Dong-Han Gwak still candidate for Olympic gold U90kg

26 Jan 2020 08:10

It is obvious that Korea made the trip to Tel Aviv with a great desire for medals. Having already won two gold medals on the first day of competition, the country of the Morning Calm once again placed several athletes in the finals of the last day. The first of them was the 2015 World Champion and 2019 Paris Grand Slam winner, Gwak Donghan (KOR), bearing Mikail Ozerler (TUR), bronze medalist from the last Qingdao World Masters in China, at the end of 2019. Read more

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Spain’s Nikoloz Sherazadishvili wins back-to-back Grand Slams

26 Oct 2019 17:10

Former world champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili (ESP) defeated Gwak Donghan (KOR) to win his second Grand Slam this month. Olympic bronze medallist Gwak, who won their only previous meeting on home soil in Jeju in 2015, was appearing in his second Grand Slam final of the season having won gold in Paris in February. Read more

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Once a World Champion, always world class. Gwak wins Paris

10 Feb 2019 21:20

Former world champion Gwak Donghan (KOR) was the star performer in the U90kg category as he concluded an impressive display with a win over World Judo Masters bronze medallist Islam Bozbayev (KAZ) in the final. Olympic bronze medallist and 2015 world champion Gwak recorded his second Grand Slam triumph by throwing his Kazakh opponent with a seoi-otoshi and a uchi-mata as he scored a waza-ari each time. Read more

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Preview men U90kg: Gwak Dong-Han wants to regain the world title

23 Sep 2018 22:55

The men’s tournament U90kg isn’t as strong as a few years ago, still there are many players who have about the same capabilities, so it all depends on the form of the day, the mindset and the skills. Read more

Result City Date
1Tel Aviv2020
3Osaka2019
2Abu Dhabi2019
5Fujairah2019
1Paris2019

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