Nihel Cheikh Rouhou Judoka

Nihel Cheikh Rouhou

Nihel Cheikh Rouhou

  • Country:Tunisia
  • Born:5 January 1987 (31 years)
  • Popularity
Judoka Nihel Cheikh Rouhou of Tunisia is ranked top 10 and Former World Police Champion. She won countless African titles and major titles such as Grand Prix Budapest in 2015. Coached by 2001 World Champion Anis Lounifi. She won the All African Games in 2007, 2011 and 2015. Current African champion. She finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games. She took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tunis in 2018 and silver at the Düsseldorf Grand Slam and Zagreb Grand Prix and bronze in Budapest.
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Kim and Ortiz face in the first round, Asahina favourite

25 Sep 2018 22:10

World number one Kim Min-Jeong of Korea is obviously the first seeded athlete but apparently it doesn’t guarantee a smooth draw. In her first round she will face 2012 Olympic Champion Idalys Ortiz. The Cuban six time World medallist and double World Champion is unseeded so one of the two will be out in the first round. Read more

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Cuban legend Ortiz wins first IJF gold since 2016 ahead of Worlds

12 Aug 2018 19:30

Cuban all-time great Idalys Ortiz remained undefeated in 2018 with a vintage display as the three-time Olympic medallist showed that she is on track for Baku 2018. Ortiz, who won the Pan American Championships in April, is one of the most revered heavyweight judoka of all time having took bronze at Beijing 2008, gold at London 2012 and silver at Rio 2016 in addition to two world titles. Read more

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Lightweight Ana Velensek wins sixth Grand Prix title

29 Jul 2018 21:25

Olympic bronze medallist Anamari Velensek of Slovenia won the +78kg heavyweight gold medal in Zagreb as the lightest judoka in the category proved to be the best judoka on this day. Openweight World Championships bronze medallist Nihel Cheikh Rouhou (TUN) was drawn into unfamiliar territory on the ground by the agile Slovenian who locked on a juji-gatame for ippon. Read more

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Fifth Grand Slam title for world champion Sarah Asahina

25 Feb 2018 19:05

Asahina Sarah of Japan has now won six of her last seven events but the Japanese starlet did it the hard way in Germany as she only produced one score in her four contests. Openweight world champion Asahina, 21, of Tokai University, began her season with gold in front of her parents with persistence being the order of the day. Read more

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Mikhail Igolnikov explodes at Grand Slam Düsseldorf

25 Feb 2018 18:35

At the third day of the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf Mikhail Igolnikov was the sensation of the day. For the first time in his career he won a World Tour event. Not just that, but he defeated Olympic Champion Mashu Baker in the final U90kg. Also Mashu Baker was an outperformer today with excellent judo. Read more

Result City Date
3Budapest12 Aug
2Zagreb29 Jul
2Tarragona29 Jun
1Tunis14 Apr
1Tunis12 Apr

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