Hedvig Karakas Judoka

Hedvig Karakas

Hedvig Karakas

  • Country:Hungary
  • Born:21 February 1990 (29 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 2012 Olympic Games, 7th in Rio and 7th at the 2015 Worlds. 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. She clinched bronze at the Grand Prix in Marrakech and Grand Slam in Baku in 2019.
20140621_Budapest_ MATSUMOTO, Kaori (JPN) (2)

Kaori Matsumoto shines for Japan at Judo Grand Prix Budapest

21 Jun 2014 17:20

Olympic champion Matsumoto Kaori (JPN) defeated Madrid European Open silver medallist Helene Receveaux (FRA) to remain undefeated on the World Judo Tour since her London 2012 success. Matsumoto countered an ouchi-gari attempt from her opponent with a ko-soto-gari for a waza-ari score and that effort separed both judoka after four minutes. Read more

20140606_Havana_ PAVIA, Automne (FRA)3 (1)

Automne Pavia powers to victory in Havana

6 Jun 2014 19:55

In the -57kg final European champion Automne Pavia (FRA) had the measure of Baku Grand Slam winner Sabrina Filzmoser (AUT) who herself won bronze at the continental showpiece in April. Veteran Filzmoser, 33, was undone by a waza-ari from an uchi-mata after two minutes and her fate was sealed a minute from time when Pavia pounced to score ippon in yet another mercurial performance where she was unmatched all day long. Read more

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Laetitia Blot defeats the world top and claims gold in Samsun

28 Mar 2014 18:10

The last gold medal of the day had to be decided between Miryam Roper (GER) and Laetitia Blot (FRA). After 30 seconds both athletes were penalized with shido for passivity. Always dangerous with her strong ko-soto-gake, ROPER seemed to control the final, when BLOT launched a o-uchi-gari for waza-ari, taking a strong lead. Read more


Seven winning nations at first day European Open in Sofia

1 Feb 2014 19:10

On the first day the lightweight categories came together in action and host nation Bulgaria took a gold medal in the category U60kg. Yanislav Gerchev set the tone for the final block, cheered on by many fans and coach Georgi Georgiev, who in 2002 was the last Bugarian to win the tournament. It was a nice gift for the coach who celebrated his birthday at the day of the draw. Read more


European Open in Sofia 2014 successful practise

1 Feb 2014 18:15

Israel, Hungary and Germany have started off well in the European Open circuit in 2014. All three nations were able to gain two medals at the European Open in Sofia. It was held for both men and women for the first time since 2002. The Netherlands won seven medals and one gold, the Ukraine even nine medals. Eleven nations won a gold medal. Read more

Result City Date
3Baku10 May
3Marrakech8 Mar
5Tel Aviv24 Jan

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