Hedvig Karakas Judoka

Hedvig Karakas

Hedvig Karakas

  • Country:Hungary
  • Born:21 February 1990 (28 years)
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Hedvig Karakas is one of the finest Hungarian judoka who won bronze at the Grand Slam Tokyo in 2015. As World Junior Champion, Karakas won bronze at the 2009 World Championships and was fifth at the Olympic Games in London, 7th in Rio and 7th at the 2015 World Championships. European Games silver in 2015. She won six world cup titles. In 2018 she took a silver medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf and GP Zagreb and Budapest bronze.
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Rafaela Silva is back with gold in Budapest

10 Aug 2018 20:30

Olympic champion Rafaela Silva of Brazil made an overdue appearance on the top of the podium on day one as the Brazilian hero defeated European silver medallist Theresa Stoll (GER) in the final. Silva last won gold at Rio 2016 and her last IJF gold medal was also back in 2016 (Tbilisi Grand Prix) but rediscovered her best form today. Read more

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Tough pool for Deguchi with Rafaela Silva and Corina Stefan

9 Aug 2018 20:30

Christa Deguchi of Canada is the only judoka in the sport who has won gold at the two opening events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification phase. Japan-based Deguchi, 22, has won five gold medals from five outings this year. Paris Grand Slam winner won the Hohhot Grand Prix and Zagreb Grand Prix, both first two events of the qualification. Read more

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Deguchi wins all-Canadian final for back-to-back Grand Prix gold

28 Jul 2018 12:00

Christa Deguchi of Canada won her fifth competition in a row and fifth in 2018 to continue her run through the category and up towards the summit of U57kg. Hohhot Grand Prix silver medallist Jessica Klimkait and Paris Grand Slam winner Deguchi – who have been teammates since 2017 – had met twice previously and the latter had won both of those contests which occurred in April and May of 2018. Read more

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Nekoda Smythe-Davis continues to prosper in 2018

23 Feb 2018 21:45

Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist Nekoda Smythe-Davis (GBR) started as the number one seed in Germany in a category which housed two Japanese judoka and a host of world medallists. Londoner Smythe-Davis, 24, who hails from Ealing Judo Club, took her career to a new level last year with bronze at the World Championships and has made a blistering start to the new season. Read more

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First gold World Tour gold for Nekoda Smythe Davis

23 Feb 2018 19:40

At the Grand Slam of Düsseldorf Nekoda Smythe-Davis won the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf after her final U57kg. In a new venue Nekoda Davis again succeeded to take a medal, but this time it was gold and that was a premier performance at this Grand Slam level. Never she won gold in the IJF World Tour. Read more

Result City Date
3Budapest10 Aug
3Zagreb27 Jul
5Hohhot25 May
7Tel Aviv26 Apr
5Ekaterinburg17 Mar

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