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. She captured a bronze medal at the European Cup Celje Podčetrtek in 2017. In 2018 she took a silver medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf.
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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

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Momo Tamaoki takes third gold for Japan in Zagreb

29 Sep 2017 19:15

With her bronze medal obtained at the last World Championships in Budapest, Nekoda Smythe-Davis (GBR) was expected to enter the final even if she was not the top seeded athlete in Zagreb, and that is what she did. Very strong and focused throughout the preliminary rounds, she qualified against the third Japanese to enter the final, Tamaoki Momo. Read more

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Dorjsuren aims for revenge at World Championships, World Preview U57kg

30 Aug 2017 00:00

Will Mongolia have a second female world champion in 2017? At the Worlds in Budapest Sumiya Dorjsuren is the top favorite in her category U57kg based on her very strong performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she dispatched Matsumoto for ippon like it was child's play. Read more

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Hopes of home heroics for Hungary at World Championships

16 Aug 2017 09:00

Since the first joint men’s and women’s World Championships in 1987 the hosts have claimed at least one gold medal in all but four editions. The tradition, which also extends to having home field advantage on the tatami at the Olympics, has been reinforced over the last decade since the Worlds became an annual event in 2007 (except for Olympic years). Read more

Result City Date
5Hohhot25 May
7Tel Aviv26 Apr
5Ekaterinburg17 Mar
2Düsseldorf23 Feb
5Tokyo2017

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