Teddy Riner Judoka

Teddy Riner

Teddy Riner

  • Country:France
  • Born:7 April 1989 (29 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 is 2.05m and very athletic. He won five European titles. He was double junior world champion, athlete of the year and honoured world wide. His last victory was the World Open Championships in 2017. Riner signed for his old club Paris St. Germain in France after years of service for Levallois.
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Teddy Riner: I will be back here in 2020

9 Feb 2019 17:05

This may be what the Parisian public will remember from the ceremony in honor of Teddy Riner: the ten-time world champion has announced that he will return to the tatami of the Accord Hotel Arena for the Paris Grand Slam 2020. But Beyond this announcement that has delighted the 15,000 spectators beyond imagination, the French also received his sixth dan from the hands of the IJF President Marius Vizer. Read more

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The return of Teddy Riner: Olympic gold medal in Tokyo 2020 as goal

23 Jan 2019 11:15

Teddy Riner is back in training in France after a year without competition. Last two months he was in training in Japan and Portland in the United States. The double Olympic champion now returned to Paris with goal of a third gold medal in 2020 in Tokyo. Read more

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Teddy Riner won't compete at 2018 and 2019 World Championships

3 May 2018 15:30

Teddy Riner will not compete at the 2018 World Championships in Baku and in 2019. The 10 time World Champion from France who is arguably the world’s most dominant athlete in judo, will reportedly skip the next two world championships before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Read more

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Anton Geesink Award for Teddy Riner

13 Nov 2017 09:05

Ten times World Champion Teddy Riner was presented with the Anton Geesink Award by the Dutch Federation President Felix Thieme and the former Dutch Judo Federation President, Jos Hell. Anton Geesink was the first non-Asian who became world and Olympic judo champion in the heavyweight category. During the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964 he defeated the Japanese Kaminaga Akio. Read more

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Teddy Riner remains undefeated and claims tenth World title

11 Nov 2017 21:05

Teddy Riner remains the emperor in judo. With his tenth World title he closed all mouths, he got all the respect. Also respect for the finallist, Toma Nikiforov, a lightweight compared to Riner but his guts and flair and good judo brought him into the final of the World Open Championships. Read more

Result City Date
1Marrakech2017
1Zagreb2017
3Budapest2017
1Budapest2017
1Budapest2016

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