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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Japanese Ryunosuke Haga takes the world title U100kg

29 Aug 2015 14:30

Ryunosuke Haga of Japan steps into the footlight of his coach Keiji Suzuki who won the world title in 2005. The 24-year athlete is the fourth Japanese to take the world title U100kg after Kosei Inoue in 1999, 2001 and 2003, Suzuki in 2005 and Takamasa Anai in 2010. Haga defeated five opponents to get into the final. Read more

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Preview World Championships U100kg

29 Aug 2015 00:45

World Champion Lukas Krpalek is on the verge of a big assignment. Getting there isn’t a big thing, but staying at the top is much harder. Last year the tall Czech super star defeated Jose Armenteros of Cuba. On Saturday Krpalek is in a pool with 2013 World Champion Elkhan Mammadov, this is not his year, so this is the opportunity to save the year. Also Ivan Remarenco of the VAE. He can shine or lose in the first round. In the other block of pool B Adlan Bisultanov is perhaps less known, but highly skilled. This Russian men could be a good replacement of Tagir Khaybulaev for the Olympic Games. Tagir is not that far, Bisultanov showed a few times that he is technically capable to stand his man. Toma Nikiforov and could be a roadblock. Read more

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Andreea Chitu dethrones Majlinda Kelmendi in World Ranking

13 Jul 2015 09:10

For the first time since March 2013 Majlinda Kelmendi was dethroned of the World Ranking position U52kg. Andreea Chitu took the World leading position for the first time in her career. The European Games Champion won the Grand Slam of Zagreb this year, the European Open in Cluj and the European Championships in Baku. Chitu is in the World Ranking top 10 since February 2013. Read more

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Big movers in IJF World Ranking after the European Games

29 Jun 2015 18:50

The new IJF Ranking delivered two new World leaders. In the new ranking the points were included of the European Games and Pan American Open in El Salvador. This week’s point were decreased to 50% of the points of European Championships in 2014 in Montpellier and to 0% of the event in 2013 as well as Panam Open last year. Read more


Henk Grol captures European title after gap of 7 years

27 Jun 2015 17:25

Dutchman Henk Grol won his second ever European title in his career. What a tremendous success for the Dutch team. Lukas Krpalek could prolong his third European title and is the leader of the world U100kg. But it was Grol who found the way to defeat the tall Czech. In 2008 Grol won the European title in Lisbon, but in between the world has changed for Grol. Read more

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

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