Kelita Zupancic Judoka

Kelita Zupancic

Kelita Zupancic

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:9 May 1990 (29 years)
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Kelita Zupancic is one of the most successful female judoka for Canada. Zupancic competes U70kg and is coached by Nicolas Gill. Top 10 of the world and won various Pan American Championships.She won the Grand Slam Baku and Grand Prix Zagreb among other titles. She finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games. She won silver at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017. She took a silver medal at the Grand Prix Tbilisi, GP Antalya, GP Hohhot and GP Montreal and bronze in Budapest (2018-2019) and Cancun.
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Sally Conway's perfect season start in Tel Aviv

24 Jan 2020 18:05

At the women’s U70kg weight class in Tel Aviv Kim Seongyeon of Korea and the British Olympic medallist Sally Conway made their way to the final. From the start, Conway set a steady pace to take over from Kim, which she did perfectly by scoring ippon on a first ko-uchi-gari that she followed to tackle the Korean on her back. Read more

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Gemma Howell keeps growing with gold in Budapest

13 Jul 2019 18:40

Gemma Howell of Great Britain bested two-time world medallist Maria Bernabeu (ESP) to win her first IJF World Judo Tour title. Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Howell has now put pressure on her U70kg teammate and Olympic bronze medallist Sally Conway (GBR) in the race for the one place for Tokyo 2020, after throwing powerful Spaniard Bernabeu for a waza-ari and then pinning her with a sankaku-gatame to clinch gold. Read more

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World Tour gold for Giovanna Scoccimarro feels good

7 Jul 2019 08:05

Former Junior World Champion Giovanna Scoccimarro captured her first IJF World Tour gold at the Grand Prix in Montreal. The tall German defeated home favourite Kelita Zupancic in the final for women U70kg. Read more

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Japanese Saki Niizoe continues winning gold

25 May 2019 14:40

Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist Niizoe Saki (JPN) captured her second Grand Prix gold medal with a straightforward win over Baku Grand Slam silver medallist Anna Bernholm (SWE) in the U70kg final. Two-time Grand Prix winner Bernholm was thrown with a ashi-guruma for the maximum score for Niizoe who warmed up for the Grand Prix with a traditional Friday evening session at the Kodokan last week. Read more

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Chizuru Arai retains the world title U70kg

24 Sep 2018 15:30

Chizuru Arai retained the world title. The Japanese proved she is a classy judoka defeating all her opponents and all expectations. Against Marie-Eve Gahie who was on steam in her best ever tournament, Arai need just one attack to destroy all hope for the French. Read more

Result City Date
3Tel Aviv24 Jan
5Brasilia2019
5Zagreb2019
3Budapest2019
2Montreal2019

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