Andreea Chitu Judoka

Andreea Chitu

Andreea Chitu

  • Country:Romania
  • Born:7 May 1988 (31 years)
  • Popularity
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 and bronze in Budapest.
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Chishima Maeda grabs first Grand Prix gold

12 Jul 2019 18:25

Chishima Maeda of Japan bested Tel Aviv Grand Prix bronze medallist Fabienne Kocher of Switzerland by a waza-ari score to capture her first gold medal on the IJF World Judo Tour. World number 64 Kocher, who was appearing in her first IJF final, was resolute and went the distance with the impressive Japanese who took silver at the Junior World Championships in 2017. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi makes the competition U52kg hungry

19 Jun 2019 13:05

It’s a long time ago since France won European gold U52kg but World Ranking leader Amandine Buchard is absolutely among the top favourites to pick up that opportunity for the first since 2011. Since that time we must admit that this weight class exploded in strength. It used to be a bit of a boring class but that changed since Majlinda Kelmendi won the World title in 2013 for the first time. Read more

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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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Result City Date
2Wuhan19 Oct
3Budapest12 Jul
5Hohhot24 May
1Antalya5 Apr
7Düsseldorf22 Feb

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