Idalys Ortiz Judoka

Idalys Ortiz

Idalys Ortiz

  • Country:Cuba
  • Born:27 September 1989 (30 years)
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Cuban judoka Idalys Ortiz became Olympic Champion in 2012 in London and won silver in 2016 in Rio. Ortiz had already won Olympic bronze in 2008 in Beijing. She was World Champion in 2013 and 2014. In 2019 and 2018 she won silver and in 2015 she won World bronze in Astana. She won various Panam Championships and Games and captured the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Paris and Düsseldorf in 2019. She won the Grand Prix in Budapest and Hohhot in 2019 and her first Grand Slam gold in Osaka in 2018.
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Loic Pietri back in business at Grand Prix Almaty

12 May 2016 15:45

At this week’s Grand Prix of Almaty some of the last points are for grab, but it won’t be easy for the 399 participants. The category U81kg is as usual the most competitive with 45 participants and includes the comeback of 2013 World Champion Loic Pietri. The Frenchman may face home boy Aziz Kalkamanuly or dare devil Frank de Wit in his first fight. Many competitors are in that same pool for those last points to secure qualification. Pietri won World silver in Astana last year, so he is still the favourite and nearly almost medals where he starts. Read more

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Last sprint for best 8 in IJF World Ranking after continental judo championships

1 May 2016 13:05

Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan is back at the number one position in the IJF World Ranking after his European title U73kg. It’s the only change after the continental championships of the highest seeds. PanAm Champion Arthur Margelidon put himself in the top 12, ninth at the clean Olympic ranking, where the first 8 will be seeded. Read more

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Panam perfect practise in Havana for Olympic Games

1 May 2016 10:00

At the second day of the Pan American Championships in Havana Brazil added another two titles, but the home crowd was more happy with the two victories of the Cuban athletes. Cuba won eleven medals in total and Jose Armenteros won the gold U100kg and Idalys Ortiz was the best +78kg. Read more

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Idalys Ortiz pleases home crowd with second gold

25 Jan 2016 00:30

The public at the Grand Prix of Havana came in numbers to see ‘its’ Olympic Champion, Idalys Ortiz, in action throughout the day. And the thousands of spectators were not disappointed as the always smiling and relaxed Ortiz managed to step into the final without really being endangered by her successive opponents. In the final, in front of her audience, the Olympic and former world champion was opposed to the one who was considered as an outsider in the morning of the competition. Read more

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Cuban ambitions for Rio promise work to be done

21 Jan 2016 13:30

Cuba wants today to take 10 judokas to the 2016 Olympic Games of Rio of Janeiro, said the president of the Cuban National Federation of Judo, Rafael Manso. The ambition promises that a lot of work needs to be done in the next five months. In a meeting with the press, the official showed that the intention is to manage to classify five fighters in each sex, several of them with possibilities of reaching medals in Rio de Janeiro. Read more

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Result City Date
2Tokyo31 Aug
1Lima11 Aug
3Budapest14 Jul
1Hohhot26 May
1Lima27 Apr

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