Yuri Alvear Judoka

Yuri Alvear

Yuri Alvear

  • Country:Colombia
  • Born:29 March 1986 (32 years)
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Yuri Alvear is amazing judoka from Colombia, the best ever in her country. She is triple world champion in 2011, 2013 and 2014 and won bronze in 2015, 2017 and 2018. She won Olympic silver in 2016 in Rio and an Olympic bronze medal in 2012 in London and was 7th in Beijing. She won many Pan American Championships and took gold at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017.
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Chizuru Arai retains the world title U70kg

24 Sep 2018 15:30

Chizuru Arai retained the world title. The Japanese proved she is a classy judoka defeating all her opponents and all expectations. Against Marie-Eve Gahie who was on steam in her best ever tournament, Arai need just one attack to destroy all hope for the French. Read more

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Sensational number of four continents in the semi finals U70kg

24 Sep 2018 11:50

Just like the men’s tournament also some exotic surprises in the women’s U70kg division with a semi final with athletes coming from four continents. Some stunning victories in the preliminaries. Read more

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Cuba takes five golds at Pan American Championships

22 Apr 2018 12:45

Cuba became the somewhat surprising winner at the Pan American Championships this weekend in San Jose. With five gold medals and three times silver the Cuban team overclassed the other strong nations such as Brazil and Canada. Still Canada took three gold medals and couldn’t complain. Read more

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Chizuru Arai meets the Japanese expectations with world title

1 Sep 2017 20:00

Japanese Arai Chizuru will bring a red backpatch home after winning her first World Championships gold medal with a professional performance that saw her overcome Olympic medallists and surprise packages. Normal business was resumed as Japan had one more gold medallist among their ranks in the form of the 23-year-old who bested Maria Perez of Puerto Rico in the final. Read more

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Preview U70kg Chizuru Arai slight favourite in open category

1 Sep 2017 03:55

The top favourites for the U70kg gold at the World Championships in Budapest are all within the Top 3 in the IJF Rankings, but it's the No. 3, Japan's Chizuru Arai, who looks to be the leading candidate for the top spot in Budapest. Her track record is impressive with 2016 Tyumen Grand Slam gold, 2017 Paris Grand Slam gold, and 2017 Dusseldorf Grand Prix gold. Read more

Result City Date
3Baku24 Sep
1San Jose21 Apr
1Valle del Cauca6 Apr
1Valle del Cauca6 Apr
7Düsseldorf24 Feb

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