Laura Vargas Koch Judoka

Laura Vargas Koch

Laura Vargas Koch

  • Country:Germany
  • Born:29 June 1990 (30 years)
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German judoka Laura Vargas Koch Olympic Bronze in Rio 2016. She captured World silver in 2013 and three times a European medal. She won the U23 Europeans in 2011 in Tyumen. Laura won gold at the Euro Open in Lisbon, silver at the Grand Slam of Paris and gold in Abu Dhabi. Vargas Koch game back a year after the Olympic Games and captured bronze at the GP The Hague in 2017. She took a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi and bronze in Marrakech in 2019.
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Olympic medallist Laura Vargas Koch retires

24 Feb 2020 07:55

At 29 years old and with a full judo CV behind her, Laura Vargas Koch is ready for new challenges. She won 3 European medals, a world silver and of course became an Olympic medalist in Rio De Janeiro in 2016. Laura last competed in Budapest in 2019, with a plan to compete at the world championships in Tokyo, but at the preparation camp she injured her knee, yet another ACL injury. Read more

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Germany replaces injured Vargas-Koch by Böhm

19 Aug 2019 17:55

German women’s head coach Claudiu Pusa travels with confidence to Japan after a successful preparation with confidence. However he had to make once change in the team last weekend as Laura Vargas-Koch got injured again and tore her ACL. It was a is a shock for her but also all athletes in the team. New kid Alina Böhm will replace Vargas-Koch and try to give it a good shot in Tokyo. Read more

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Marie-Eve Gahie poised to take gold U70kg in Minsk

21 Jun 2019 10:30

France's medal challenge in the women's U70kg competition is headed by Marie-Eve Gahie. However the competition is severe in this weight class. What used to be a European weight class is now a struggle against Japanese dominance at both Olympic and World level. Read more

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Barbara Timo wins first gold medal for Portugal

30 Mar 2019 14:45

Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist Barbara Timo of Portugal continued her fine form for Portugal as she defeated Olympic bronze medallist Laura Vargas Koch (GER) in golden score. Timo, who switched allegiance from Brazil to Portugal in January, outfought four-time Grand Prix winner Vargas Koch in golden score and the German judoka received her marching orders for her third shido. Read more

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Margaux Pinot pips Fletcher for French victory

9 Mar 2019 19:30

Paris Grand Slam silver medallist Margaux Pinot (FRA) competed her Grand Prix hat-trick as the Frenchwoman swiftly dispatched Tel Aviv Grand Prix bronze medallist Megan Fletcher (IRL) in the -70kg final. Pinot threw for a waza-ari score and reacted first on the ground to submit her opponent with a juji-gatame. Read more

Result City Date
2Tbilisi2019
5Ekaterinburg2019
3Marrakech2019
5Sofia2019
5Cancun2018

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