Tessie Savelkouls Judoka

Tessie Savelkouls

Tessie Savelkouls

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:11 March 1992 (27 years)
  • Popularity
Dutch judo heavyweight Tessie Savelkouls took gold at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017 followed with gold at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017. She won the U23 Championships in 2014. In 2013 she won silver U23 while in 2011 she had won bronze in the juniors. She won World Junior bronze in 2011. Savelkouls took bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2016. She finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games. She won European senior bronze in 2018 in Tel Aviv. She clinched silver at the GP in Marrakech in 2019.
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Kayra Sayit triumphs ahead of home Grand Prix in Antalya

10 Mar 2019 18:55

World Championships bronze medallist Kayra Sayit (TUR) won her fourth Grand Prix title for Turkey with an impressive display in the women’s heavyweight category. Sayit threw one-time Grand Prix winner Tessie Savelkouls (NED) for a waza-ari score and will expect to break into the world’s top 10 with the prospect of a home Grand Prix coming up next month in Antalya. Read more

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Mikhail Igolnikov strikes with first European senior title

28 Apr 2018 19:05

Mikhail Igolnikov earned Russia’s fourth gold of the European Judo Championships in Tel Aviv today, leaving them top of the final medals table, as he defeated Serbia’s world champion Nemanja Majdov in the U90 kilograms class. Read more

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Roy Meyer celebrates gold with home crowd at Grand Prix The Hague

19 Nov 2017 20:20

The Netherlands dominated the last day of the Grand Prix in The Hague. With three gold medals and eight in total on Sunday it was clear that the Dutch are still a powerhouse in judo. With five gold medals over three days and twelve medals in total the Dutch have a great showcase. The Grand Prix in The Hague will for sure have more athletes next year as the organisation set a great inaugural event. Read more

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World number three Savelkouls moves the Netherlands out of sight

19 Nov 2017 18:45

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner Tessie Savelkouls (NED) lived up to her billing as the top seed by defeating former Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Sandra Jablonskyte (LTU) to win +78kg gold. savelkouls, who finished fifth at the Openweight World Championships last time out, came into the final with a 2-1 winning head-to-head record against Jablonskyte and extended that with a defiant display which has become typical of the fast-rising Dutchwoman. Read more

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Draw The Hague Grand Prix shows return of Olympic Champion Beslan Mudranov

16 Nov 2017 17:00

The Netherlands is proud to host an Grand Prix for the first since 2011. The Hague Grand Prix is the last Grand Prix of the year. The organisers of the World Championships in 2009 will start in The Hague with a fine field of 231 athlete from 43 nations. Olympic Champion Beslan Mudranov of Russia is the most remarkable name in the field, he makes his comeback, the Olympics were his last event. Read more

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Result City Date
7Ekaterinburg17 Mar
2Marrakech8 Mar
7Budapest2018
3Tel Aviv2018
7St. Petersburg2017

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