Kayla Harrison Judoka

Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison

  • Country:United States
  • Born:2 July 1990 (29 years)
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Kayla Harrison is double Olympic judo Champion from the USA in 2012 and 2016. Harrison won the World title in 2010 in Tokyo and she won bronze in 2011 and 2014. Panam Championships and Games Champion in 2011 and 2015. Grand Slam Tokyo gold in 2015 and Masters in 2016. Most successful ever judoka of the USA. Kayla Harrison (USA) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U78kg from 2012-2017.
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Kayla Harrison: "I'd beat Khabib in a judo match"

8 May 2019 07:25

When it comes to Judo players in MMA, there is no one better right now than PFL lightweight, Kayla Harrison. The undefeated 3-0 American Top Team product is a two-time Olympic gold medallist and her dominance has so far carried over to the MMA world with great effect. Read more

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Judo brand Fighting Films celebrates 30 Years

24 Jan 2018 10:25

2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of Fighting Films and it’s a proud milestone. Fighting Films is a renowned name throughout the world of Judo, it may surprise you to know that this leading producer and supplier of Judo videos are in fact a small family run company. Based in Bristol, UK, they were founded by Simon Hicks, a black belt and second-generation judoka and a legend in his work. Read more

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Chair for IJF athlete commission still an option for Teddy Riner

4 Sep 2017 09:05

French star Teddy Riner could retain his position as head of the Athletes' Commission after the International Judo Federation (IJF) selected him for a role on the body. Riner, who won his ninth world title during the event here and stretched his winning run to 134 matches, was one of four athletes hand-picked for a position on the Commission by the IJF. Read more

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The ten most searched judoka in the world

7 Feb 2017 16:40

It is not surprising that, for the past three years, Teddy Riner is the most searched-for judoka in the world. The second most popular judoka on the web’s top 10 list is Ilias Iliadis. Although the Greek legend retired last year, his popularity is still huge. One of the fastest risers is Japan’s Shohei Ono, who definitely captured our hearts last year. Read more

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IJF awards 14 World leaders 50,000 USD each

1 Feb 2017 09:15

The International Judo Federation has awarded all 14 judoka who ended 2016 as the world number ones with an extra $50,000 each in prize money. Seven male judoka and seven female judoka received the cash windfall as 10 countries were represented at the top of the final world ranking list for 2016. Read more

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1Rio de Janeiro2016
1Budapest2016
1Guadalajara2016
1Havana2016

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