Kayra Sayit Judoka

Kayra Sayit

Kayra Sayit

  • Country:Turkey
  • Born:13 February 1988 (30 years)
  • Popularity
French Ketty Mathe married in Turkey in February in 2015 and now fights for Turkey as Kayra Sayit. It brought her luck and she won the Grand Prix of Budapest. She won gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2016. Mathe had won a few World Cups before in Rome and Moscow and won big medals with France. She finished fifth at the Olympic Games in Rio. She won silver at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017.
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Switching judokas increase in the road to Tokyo2020

20 Feb 2018 16:40

Switching nations seems are still a trend, as judo is overwhelmed with judoka who switch nation, either to get a chance, either to get better financial circumstances. Although switches all from all times, but this Olympic cycle it's a method. With the latest three Mongolian athletes a new wave of many has started with the Tokyo 2020 Games ahead more will follow Read more

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Yu Song retains heavyweight gold for China

2 Sep 2017 19:10

Chinese heavyweight Yu Song retained her 2015 world title with a battling displaying on Saturday in Hungary. Yu, Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist, was only competing for the second time since Rio 2016. She defeated 2014 Junior World Championships winner and world number three Asahina Sarah of Japan in the final for gold. Read more

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Preview O78kg: First seeded Larisa Ceric knows the danger of Asahina

1 Sep 2017 18:15

Who will be World Champion +78kg in Budapest? Perhaps the one with the strongest track record going into Budapest is Japan's Sarah Asahina, winner of the 2016 Tokyo Grand Slam, 2017 Paris Grand Slam and 2017 Ekaterinburg Grand Slam. The 20-year old Japanese debuts at the World Championships. Read more

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European Judo Championships Preview +78kg: Sayit and Andeol can battle for gold

19 Apr 2017 11:30

Turkish Kayra Sayit is one of the favourites for the European title for heavyweight women in Warsaw. The former French judoka, under the name of Ketty Mathe, is the reigning European champion and number one seed. At the Olympic Games she fell just one match short of a medal in Rio; this year she seems to be the one to beat. Read more

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Kayra Sayit gives the home crowd the gold in Antalya

9 Apr 2017 20:05

The third and final day of the Antalya Grand Prix ended in a firework display for the host country, as Turkey added two more medals to its collection, including one in gold with the title of Kayra Sayit. Read more

Result City Date
3Ankara2017
5Budapest2017
1Baku2017
5Warsaw2017
1Antalya2017

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