Abigel Joo Judoka

Abigel Joo

Abigel Joo

  • Country:Hungary
  • Born:6 August 1990 (27 years)
  • Popularity
Abigel Joo-Edelyi started 2016 with judo gold at the Grand Prix Havana and she took gold at the Grand Prix in Zagreb and Tashkent. She is double European champion in 2010 and 2012 and bronze in 2017. She won 4 European titles U23 and 3 Junior European titles and 2 World Junior bronze medals. She tore her ligaments at the 2012 Olympic Games. She finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games. She won bronze at the European Open in Oberwart in 2017 bronze at the Grand Slams in Baku and Ekaterinburg in 2017
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Preview: Who will follow up the legacy of Kayla Harrison U78kg?

25 Aug 2017 11:15

There are two strong candidates for the World title in Budapest for women U78kg. Dutch World Ranking leader Guusje Steenhuis is consistent, strong and very experienced. Perhaps she will be challenged by her Dutch rival, Marhinde Verkerk, who recently made a strong comeback with a gold in Minsk that might secure her the 8th seed in Budapest. 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

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Dutch women rule at European Cup in Saarbrücken

16 Jul 2017 16:50

The Dutch women’s team struck on Sunday at the second day of the European Cup in Saarbrücken. Both World Championships medal candidates Guusje Steenhuis and Tessie Savelkouls took the gold (U78kg and +78kg). Surprising was the victory of judo teacher Antoinette Hennink; talented to the bone, but freewheeling through life. Read more

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World champ Umeki earns first Grand Slam crown as title defence looms

21 May 2017 15:05

World champion Umeki Mami of Japan won her first Grand Slam title and in process recorded back-to-back wins on the IJF World Judo Tour. Umeki, 22, who was worn her red backpatch since 2015 – as there are no World Championships in an Olympic year – won the Dusseldorf Grand Prix last time out. Read more

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French Audrey Tcheumeo earns fourth European title

22 Apr 2017 20:15

French judoka Audrey Tcheumeo won the European title in Warsaw against against Dutch World number one Guusje Steenhuis. This is her fourth European title. In the dream final, Steenhuis struck first with a ko-soto/o-uchi combination, driving Tcheumeo nearly to the edge of the mat, scoring a waza-ari. Tcheumeo, however, fought back and scored with just over a half-minute remaining in the contest and finished Steenhuis 20 seconds with a strong counter for ippon. Read more

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5Abu Dhabi2017
2Saarbrucken2017
1Celje2017
3Ekaterinburg2017
3Warsaw2017

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