Andreea Chitu Judoka

Andreea Chitu

Andreea Chitu

  • Country:Romania
  • Born:7 May 1988 (31 years)
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Romanian judoka Andreea Chitu won World silver in 2014 and 2015. She is European Champion in 2012 and European Games winner in 2015. She won 3 World Championships medals and was European U23 Champ in 2010. In 2015 she reached the #1 position U52kg in the IJF World Ranking. Coached by Florin Bercean. She finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games. She won 8 World Cup gold medals including the European Open in Madrid in 2018. She took gold at the Grand Prix in Antalya in 2019.
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Andreea Chitu captures first IJF gold since 2015

5 Apr 2019 19:05

Two-time world silver medallist Andreea Chitu of Romania rediscovered her form with a devastating performance in the U52kg category in Turkey. Chitu picked up her fifth Grand Prix win and first IJF title since the Jeju Grand Prix in 2015 by beating former world champion Munkhbat Urantsetseg (MGL) by two scores. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi powers to gold in 36 seconds final

24 Jan 2019 17:45

Rio 2016 Olympic champion and two-time world champion Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo won her 10th Grand Prix gold medal with a unstoppable showing in Tel Aviv. Kelmendi threw former Grand Slam winner Gili Cohen (ISR) twice in 36 seconds, scoring a waza-ari each time, to show the world that she means business this year and is getting back to her best after returning from a long injury lay-off in October. Read more

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Andreea Chitu makes golden comeback in Madrid

2 Jun 2018 23:40

Italy and France were the winners of the first day of the European Open in Madrid. Both nations won two gold medals, Italy among women, France was strong in the men’s division. Read more

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Watch the 17 candidates for the IJF athletes commission

2 Sep 2017 15:00

At the World Championships in Budapest five judoka will be elected to represent the athletes in the IJF athletes commission. The next four-year period runs from 2017 to 2020 and current chairman Teddy Riner is not on the list. Read more

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European Judo Championships Preview U52kg: Kelmendi for the triple

19 Apr 2017 09:05

Majlinda Kelmendi is the best ambassador of Kosovo. At the European Championships in Warsaw Kelmendi will start as the number one seed and, despite her Olympic title, she will be eager to win her third European championship and keep the title in Kosovo. But even that isn’t as easy as it looks with a few eager challengers seeking revenge. Read more

Result City Date
5Hohhot24 May
1Antalya5 Apr
7Düsseldorf22 Feb
3Tel Aviv24 Jan
5Budapest2018

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