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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Dimitri Peters takes an advance on Frey

3 May 2015 19:05

Olympic bronze medallist Dimitri PETERS (GER) was undefeated in Zagreb on Sunday as Sofia European Open winner Michael KORREL (NED) tasted defeat in the -100kg final. KORREL, 21, who was contesting his first Grand Prix final, gifted a golden chance to his renowned opponent as he appeared unaware of the imminent danger when his inaction on the ground led to PETERS seizing his arm and a juji-gatame settled it. Read more

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Lukas Krpalek takes first world title for Czech Republic, Teddy Riner collects seventh

30 Aug 2014 18:30

Teddy Riner’s reign in the +100kg category continues after a convincing sixth defence of his world title on the final day of individual competition at the world championships in Chelyabinsk. Read more

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Krpalek takes the world presidential seat U100kg

30 Aug 2014 17:10

Czech Republic has its crown. The World title for the first time in history, even including the Czechoslovakian history where Vladimir Kocman won two world medals. Lukas Krpalek already had those but wanted more and took what he collected in the junior division twice, but this one brings him even more world fame. Read more

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Lukas Krpalek prolongs European title in Montpellier

26 Apr 2014 17:55

The final of the European Championships U100kg was won by Czech Lukas Krpalek who controlled Elmar Gasimov of Azerbaijan on the ground and prolonged his title of 2013. In Montpellier Krpalek showed to have grown at all levels. Both athletes are candidates to shine later at the World Championships in Chelyabinsk. Read more

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Lukas Krpalek shares gold with Czech homecrowd in Prague

2 Mar 2014 19:10

The Czech home crowd at the European Open in Prague was happy and cheered for Lukas Krpalek. The Czech star was able to win the category O100kg, a bit unusual for him, but it gives him some space to be relaxed in his weight management. Krpalek defeated Marius Paskevicius of Lithuania in the heavyweight final. Last edition Krpalek won the category U100kg. Read more

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