Simon Yacoub Judoka

Simon Yacoub

Simon Yacoub

  • Country:Palestine
  • Born:9 June 1989 (31 years)
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Judoka Simon Yacoub of Germany won international medals at Cadet and Junior level.

Watch the 17 candidates for the IJF athletes commission

2 Sep 2017 15:00

At the World Championships in Budapest five judoka will be elected to represent the athletes in the IJF athletes commission. The next four-year period runs from 2017 to 2020 and current chairman Teddy Riner is not on the list. Read more


No medal expectations for IJF Wild Cards

3 Aug 2016 13:35

The Judo Wild Cards were given out with not too much attention. It was a wild guess who would be allowed to compete without making the qualification. Italian Valentina Moscatt was just drawn in and lucky for the rest mainly the small countries took the wild cards as usual. Not much is expected from the group, certainly no medal, where in the past Urska Zolnir (SLO) and and Jozef Krnac (SLV) benefit of a wild card and took a medal, both in 2004. Srdjan Mrvaljevic (MNE) is the only world class judoka with a wild card who won a medal at World Championships. Read more

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Yoko Ono (JPN)
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