Charline Van Snick Judoka

Charline Van Snick

Charline Van Snick

  • Country:Belgium
  • Born:2 September 1990 (28 years)
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Belgian Charline van Snick is Olympic Games bronze medallist in 2012, 2013 World bronze medallist and 2015 European Games winner after two lost European finals. In 2015 she won the Grand Prix in Dusseldorf and took silver at the Grand Slam of Paris. She won a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017 U52kg. Van Snick won the Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi in 2017 and she took various other medals in the IJF Tour. She finished fifth at the 2018 World Championships in Baku.
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Uta Abe makes miracles come true with World title

21 Sep 2018 15:50

Uta Abe has become the new World Champion. Like yesterday another rookie judoka taking the World title. Just 18 she is and she defeated, like on the opening day, the current World Champion. Uta Abe defeated Ai Shishime in an all Japan final in the golden score. Abe is the third youngest ever World Champion after Daria Bilodid and Ryoko Tani. Read more

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Uta Abe and Ai Shishime on track for Japanese final

21 Sep 2018 12:55

No huge surprises at the second day’s preliminaries as three out of four of the top U52kg seeds were able to progress into the semi-finals. The World Championships in Baku continue with a class that has developed over the last years. Read more

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Preview U52kg: Japanese women Abe and Shishime dominate

20 Sep 2018 22:00

Even without Majlinda Kelmendi the U52kg category is very interesting. Before the Kelmendi era, this division was actually quite boring, but over the last decade the level increased and the competition is tremendous. Read more

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Natsumi Tsunoda wins gold on first Grand Prix outing

10 Aug 2018 19:05

Japanese Tsunoda Natsumi won on her Grand Prix debut to keep the pressure on her U52kg rivals in Japan. Former Tokyo Grand Slam winner Tsunoda, who lost to teammate Shishime Ai in the Worlds final in Budapest a year ago, left as a winner this time after winning all five of her contests by ippon. Read more

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Shishime Ai prepares for next world title with Zagreb gold

28 Jul 2018 11:30

World champion Shishime Ai of Japan conquered world number three Amandine Buchard of France to avenge her 2013 defeat in their one and only previous meeting. Top seed Buchard fell to number two seed Shishime by a waza-ari score as the Japanese topped a Grand Prix medal podium for the third time. Read more

Result City Date
5Baku21 Sep
2Budapest10 Aug
3Zagreb27 Jul
3Düsseldorf23 Feb
5Paris10 Feb

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