Teddy Riner Judoka

Teddy Riner

Teddy Riner

  • Country:France
  • Born:7 April 1989 (31 years)
  • Popularity
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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Teddy Riner lost to Joseph Terhec at French Team Championships

5 Oct 2020 10:15

Ten time world champion Teddy Riner is not yet in shape At the French Team Championships Big Teddy lost by three penalties in the quarterfinal contest. Teddy Riner was undefeated by a Frenchman for almost 13 years, but this year is special for everyone, also Riner cannot escape. Read more

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The best judo nations in the world

18 Aug 2020 17:00

Being born in a country doesn’t automatically mean that you’re good at its national sports. Not all British are good at soccer, not all Americans were born with a baseball bat in their hands, and not all Japanese are good at Judo. But when a sport has an especially large number of practitioners in a country, it is expected to have the best-performing athletes in the world. In the case of judo, this country is Japan that has given the world 39 Olympic Gold medalists over the years. Read more

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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

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

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