Teddy Riner Judoka

Teddy Riner

Teddy Riner

  • Country:France
  • Born:7 April 1989 (31 years)
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Teddy Riner is most successful judoka ever on the planet. He is double Olympic Champion in 2012 and 2016. The French heavyweight won ten world titles, more than anyone. He won five European titles. He was double junior world champion, athlete of the year and honoured world wide. Riner signed for his old club Paris St. Germain in France. He won the Grand Slam in Brasilia in 2019. Big Teddy is 2.05m and is undefeated since 2010 for 152 contests. His latest victory was the Grand Prix in Montreal.
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Birthday boy Teddy Riner optimistic about equal chances in 2021

7 Apr 2020 11:30

Double Olympic judo champion Teddy Riner believes that staging the Tokyo Games in 2021 will put all athletes on an equal footing after the sports extravaganza was postponed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak. At his 31st birthday he speaks about the delay. Read more

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Paris Grand Slam Review

11 Feb 2020 12:50

The Paris Gram Slam always meets the expectations. Each year it is guaranteed fireworks. The French know how to create an amazing environment, supported by their locals and enjoying themselves in every match. Besides great ippons and unforgettable contests, the Paris Grand Slam always brings huge surprises and this year was not an exception. Read more

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Henk Grol stuns to second Paris gold with 9 year gap

9 Feb 2020 22:50

World number seven Henk Grol of the Netherlands ripped up the script and forced the rows of journalists to rewrite their fleeting headlines after beating World Judo Masters bronze medallist Kageura Kokoro (JPN) to win heavyweight gold. It was in 2011 that Henk Grol captured the Paris gold but then in his class U100kg. Aged 34 he seems to be on course for a place in Tokyo. Read more

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Teddy Riner 152-fights unbeaten and back in Paris

7 Feb 2020 08:05

All the signs are encouraging that double Olympic champion and 10-time world champion Teddy Riner, 30, will indeed compete in Paris for the first time since 2013 and open his 2020 season on home soil. He is 152-fights unbeaten and back in Paris at the biggest tournament in the IJF World Tour. Read more

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Teddy Riner present in Tel Aviv for first Grand Prix of 2020

18 Dec 2019 16:25

Teddy Riner will be attending the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv, the first World Tour event of 2020. The French phenomenon wasn’t in Tokyo nor Qingdao for the Grand Slam and Masters in Asia, but will be expected in Tel Aviv. The 10 time World Champion and double Olympic Champion is hunting his third Olympic title and the record of Tadahiro Nomura. Read more

Result City Date
1Brasilia2019
1Montreal2019
1Marrakech2017
1Zagreb2017
3Budapest2017

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