Julia Figueroa Judoka

Julia Figueroa

Julia Figueroa

  • Country:Spain
  • Born:7 April 1991 (28 years)
  • Popularity
Spanish Julia Figueroa won the Grand Slam of Tyumen in 2015, as first ever Spanish to win a Grand Slam. She won her 1st World Cup in Madrid. Figueroa won all Spanish titles in U17, U20, U23 and seniors. Bronze in 2015 at the Grand Slam of Paris. Figueroa won the Grand Slam of Baku in 2016. She finished seventh at the 2018 World Championships in Baku. She took silver at the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg and Baku in 2019. She clinched the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Marrakech in 2019.
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Laura Martinez Abelenda youngest ever winner for Spain

10 May 2019 19:50

Spanish youngster Laura Martinez Abelenda defeated Marrakech Grand Prix winner Julia Figueroa (ESP) to strike gold on the IJF World Judo Tour for the first time. The youngster fought back tears after throwing her teammate and two-time Grand Slam winner Figueroa with a thunderous o-soto-gari for ippon in a time of 37 seconds. Read more

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Spanish lightweights inspired by competition in Baku

10 May 2019 14:40

At the first day of the Grand Slam in Baku the Spanish team battles for the gold in a surprising category U48kg. Although Julia Figueroa dominates the class for years, new kids on the block have arrived and this time Laura Martinez Abelenda reached the final where she will battle for gold against Figueroa. Abelenda who was always so close to a medal at various age levels, now breaks through the barriers with a victory over Catarina Costa of Portugal. Read more

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Olympic champion Paula Pareto goes unbeaten in Ekaterinburg

14 Mar 2019 14:10

Beijing 2008 Olympic bronze medallist and Rio 2016 Olympic champion Paula Pareto (ARG) defeated Marrakech Grand Prix winner Julia Figueroa (ESP) in golden score to win her second Grand Slam title. The Argentine veteran marginally outworked her Spanish opponent who received her third shido in added time to hand the gold medal to Pareto. Read more

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Spanish success for Julia Figueroa in Marrakech

8 Mar 2019 18:15

In Marrakech' first final, two-time Grand Slam winner Julia Figueroa (ESP) struck Grand Prix gold for the first time as she defeated former European Championships bronze medallist Monica Ungureanu (ROU) in the closing seconds with a waza-ari score. Read more

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Paula Pareto on fire for Argentina

13 Oct 2018 09:20

Rio 2016 Olympic champion and 2018 world bronze medallist Paula Pareto of Argentina won the first Cancun Grand Prix 2018 gold medal with victory in the lightest category of the competition on Friday evening. Pareto has just arrived from Buenos Aires where the veteran was an Athlete Role Model at her home Youth Olympic Games. Read more

Result City Date
2Baku10 May
2Ekaterinburg15 Mar
1Marrakech8 Mar
7Guangzhou2018
3Cancun2018

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