Yuri Alvear Judoka

Yuri Alvear

Yuri Alvear

  • Country:Colombia
  • Born:29 March 1986 (33 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. Silver at the 2018 IJF World Masters in Guangzhou. Yuri won the Grand Slam in Brasilia in 2019.
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Preliminaries deliver insane results and surprises

10 Aug 2016 18:50

What a crazy day in Rio with the preliminaries for men U90kg and women U70kg with the most insane surprises. The sensation so far on the day is Chinese judoka Cheng Xunzhao who defeated three huge medal candidates. Starting with triple World Champion and double Olympic medallist Ilias Iliadis. After the Greek former World number one Toth Krisztian was surprised in the same way Iliadis was caught. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women U70kg

9 Aug 2016 22:05

After the Olympic title in London for Lucie Decosse a new are started with Kim Polling. The Dutch dominated this division, but wasn’t able to win the world titles. In fact Yuri Alvear was the most successful at World Championships in this Olympic cycle. But the amazing feeling and skills of Polling make her the favourite. She’s gone through the pain in three years and learned what it takes. At 10 August she can sign in gold for her reputation. Dealing with the pressure is the biggest challenge. Read more

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Kim Polling grabs her third Masters title in Guadalajara

29 May 2016 01:05

Kim Polling prolonged the title of the World Masters in Guadalajara. Also last year she won the gold in Rabat. Also in 2013 she was superior in Tyumen, just like Sumiya Dorjsuren on Friday she won her third which makes her once more the undisputed favourite for the Olympic title. Kim Polling scored a yuko in her final against Bernadette Graf of Austria. Read more

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Last sprint for best 8 in IJF World Ranking after continental judo championships

1 May 2016 13:05

Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan is back at the number one position in the IJF World Ranking after his European title U73kg. It’s the only change after the continental championships of the highest seeds. PanAm Champion Arthur Margelidon put himself in the top 12, ninth at the clean Olympic ranking, where the first 8 will be seeded. Read more

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Panam perfect practise in Havana for Olympic Games

1 May 2016 10:00

At the second day of the Pan American Championships in Havana Brazil added another two titles, but the home crowd was more happy with the two victories of the Cuban athletes. Cuba won eleven medals in total and Jose Armenteros won the gold U100kg and Idalys Ortiz was the best +78kg. Read more

Result City Date
1Brasilia2019
2Lima2019
3Panama City2019
2Guangzhou2018
3Baku2018

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