Yuri Alvear Judoka

Yuri Alvear

Yuri Alvear

  • Country:Colombia
  • Born:29 March 1986 (31 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 and 2017. 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.

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


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

Antoine Valois-Fortier

Antoine Valois-Fortier and Yuri Alvear on the Top Step in Taipei

9 Jul 2017 17:50

Antoine Valois-Fortier’s preparations for the World Championships are running smoothly. After being crowned champion of the Hohhot Grand Prix last week, he clinched the gold medal at the Asia Open on Sunday in Taipei, Taiwan. Read more


Colombian Yuri Alvear takes new title in Azerbaijan

11 Mar 2017 14:50

Triple world champion and double Olympic medallist Yuri Alvear of Colombia topped the podium in Baku as she started her year with a new accolade. Colombia’s greatest athlete made it five wins from five contests against 20-year-old Paris Grand Slam medallist Elvismar Rodriguez coming out for the IJF, who was quickly defeated in the final. Read more


Yuri Alvear resumes IJF World Judo Tour in Baku

10 Mar 2017 09:15

Stars of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and pillars of the IJF World Judo Tour are set for action in Baku including Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Yuri Alvear (COL) and Azerbaijan heroes and Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallists Rustam Orujov (AZE) and Elmar Gasimov (AZE). Read more

Result City Date
7Düsseldorf24 Feb

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