Lukas Krpálek Judoka

Lukas Krpálek

Lukas Krpálek

  • Country:Czech Republic
  • Born:15 November 1990 (29 years)
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Lukas Krpalek became Olympic Champion in 2016 in Rio. Krpalek became World Champion in 2019 +100kg and 2014 fighting U100kg and double European Champion in 2013 and 2014 U100kg. He won the European senior title in 2018 in Tel Aviv. He took bronze at the European Championships in Warsaw in 2017. He was double Junior World Champion. Krpalek was 7th at the Olympic Games in London. He captured more than 30 World Cup medals including 13 victories. Coached by Petr Lacina.
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Analysed: World Champion Tushishvili in a tough pool

24 Nov 2018 22:20

On Sunday the heavyweights will enter the Maruzen Intec Arena for the Grand Slam of Osaka. The current World Champion will be in the field among many true Japanese heavyweights. Who will survive the shift? JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh analysis the various heavyweight pools for us. Read more

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Preview men Grand Slam Osaka

22 Nov 2018 12:35

For the first time the IJF World Tour is welcomed in Osaka. The Japanese city hosted Asian Championships in the past and the 2003 World Championships. Obviously the expectations for the Japanese team are high this weekend and with Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy we preview the men’s tournament with the major favourites. Read more

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Russia’s Inal Tasoev rushes to heavyweight gold in five seconds

29 Oct 2018 18:30

Russian heavyweight Inal Tasoev took the biggest win of his burgeoning career as he defeated Olympic champion Lukas Krpalek (CZE) five seconds into their +100kg final. Russia’s premier heavyweight, who was overlooked for selection to the World Championships in September, faced off with Krpalek for the first time and humbled the owner of the U100kg gold backpatch with an o-uchi-gari after his distinguished heavyweight rival rushed in. Read more

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Olympic champion Krpalek bounces back from Worlds disappointment

15 Oct 2018 10:10

Czech Judo star Lukas Krpalek won his third Grand Prix gold medal as he responded to his fifth-place finish at the World Championships with a clinical showing in Mexico. World number two Krpalek defeated former U90kg judoka and Antalya Grand Prix bronze medallist Andy Granda (CUB) in the last contest of the Cancun Grand Prix. Read more

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European Champion Lukas Krpalek back in action in Cancun

12 Oct 2018 13:40

The Poliforum Benito Juarez in Cancun will be full of athletes starting from Friday. In Mexico the second edition of the Grand Prix will be held. Olympic Champion U100kg Lukas Krpalek moved to the +100kg weight class after the Rio Games. This year he became European Champion in Tel Aviv but at the World Championships he missed out on a medal. Read more

Result City Date
3Brasilia8 Oct
1Tokyo31 Aug
3Montreal5 Jul
5Minsk24 Jun
3Hohhot26 May

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