Nihel Cheikh Rouhou Judoka

Nihel Cheikh Rouhou

Nihel Cheikh Rouhou

  • Country:Tunisia
  • Born:5 January 1987 (32 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 claimed almost 20 World Cup medals including three victories. Cheikh Rouhou took gold at the African Games in Rabat in 2019.
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Wakaba Tomita snatches gold in top heavyweight field

14 Jul 2019 19:05

Former Junior World Championships gold medallist Wakaba Tomita of Japan earned her first senior IJF gold medal at the expense of Openweight World Championships bronze medallist Nihel Cheikh Rouhou (TUN). The 22-year-old Japanese was making her first appearance on the IJF circuit since finishing fifth at the 2015 Tokyo Grand Slam. Read more

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Old African generation hard to topple at flagship event

27 Apr 2019 19:45

As expected in our preview of the African Championships Algeria and Tunisia became the strongest nations of Africa, both collected four titles in Cape Town followed by Egypt, also not a surprise with three gold medals. The details of the surprises can be found in the names and order of the medals. Read more

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Kayra Sayit triumphs ahead of home Grand Prix in Antalya

10 Mar 2019 18:55

World Championships bronze medallist Kayra Sayit (TUR) won her fourth Grand Prix title for Turkey with an impressive display in the women’s heavyweight category. Sayit threw one-time Grand Prix winner Tessie Savelkouls (NED) for a waza-ari score and will expect to break into the world’s top 10 with the prospect of a home Grand Prix coming up next month in Antalya. Read more

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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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Result City Date
1CasablancaKaouther18 Aug
5Zagreb26 Jul
2Budapest14 Jul
1Cape Town27 Apr
3Marrakech8 Mar

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