Andrey Volkov Judoka

Andrey Volkov

Andrey Volkov

  • Country:Russia
  • Born:13 November 1986 (33 years)
  • Popularity
Russian judoka Andrey Volkov won various World Cup medals from 2008-2018. In 2005 he was Russian U23 champion and won European U23 bronze in 2007 and 2008. With the Russian team he won World silver in 2014. He won the Grand Slam in Tyumen in 2016. He took silver at the Grand Prix in Tashkent and took bronze at the Grand Prix in Qingdao in 2016. He took bronze at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg in 2017 and Grand Prix bronze in Hohhot. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2018.
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No heavyweight gold as both Japanese finalists disqualified

25 Feb 2018 19:25

Olympic silver medallist Harasawa Hisayoshi and two-time Grand Slam winner Ojitani Takeshi both from Japan were not expected to produce one of best contests of the competition when they were paired together but what materialised was an attack-shy final which culminated with a first double disqualification on this stage. Read more

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Big Krpalek perfectly sets up all-gold backpatch clash with Big Teddy

2 Jul 2017 14:10

Reigning Olympic champion Lukas Krpalek made a sensational fourth appearance in the heavyweight division on the IJF World Judo Tour as he topped the podium in the last contest of the Hohhot Grand Prix 2017. Read more

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David Moura eyes Worlds challenge after maiden Grand Slam success

22 May 2017 08:30

The eighth Grand Slam medal for Brazilian David Moura was finally of the golden variety as he conquered former Tokyo Grand Slam silver medallist Levani Matiashvili of Georgia in an entertaining men’s heavyweight final. Read more

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Ogawa draws inspiration from his legendary father for Japan

20 Nov 2016 18:40

Ogawa Yusei of Japan brought the Ogawa name back to the international landscape in China as he continued to emerge from the shadow of his father and carve out his own reputation. The Japanese heavyweight warmed up this morning with four-time world champion and Barcelona 1992 Olympic silver medallist Ogawa Naoya who saw his son overpower fellow youngster Anton Krivobokov (RUS) to win gold. Read more

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Record low participation at Grand Prix Qingdao hosting 155 athletes

17 Nov 2016 11:45

Since the Olympic Games in Rio Qingdao is the fourth city to host an IJF World Tour event. The Qingdao Grand Prix 2016 draw took place on the eve of the competition at the Diamond Hall within the Qingdao Guoxin Stadium. This event will host 15 nations and 155 judoka (87 men, 68 women) over the next three days. The previous low record was in 2009 at the first edition with 158 athletes. Last year 379 judoka participated. Read more

Result City Date
3CheongJu10 Nov
3Gijon19 May
2Bucharest2018
3Düsseldorf2018
1Ankara2017

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