Assmaa Niang Judoka

Assmaa Niang

Assmaa Niang

  • Country:Morocco
  • Born:4 January 1983 (37 years)
  • Popularity
Assmaa Niang from Morocco used to fight for France as well but switched for the Olympic dream. She won the Grand Prix in Düsseldorf U70kg in 2014. She won various African titles including in 2016. In 2015 she won the African Open in Port Louis in 2015 and African Open in Casablanca in 2016 and 2017. Niang won bronze at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2018. She finished fifth at the 2018 World Championships in Baku. She took bronze at the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg in 2019.
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Africa seeking for talent to replace old success generation

25 Apr 2019 10:45

Tunisia, Algeria are always the top nations at African Championships. Usually followed by Egypt, Morocco and a big midfield that includes South Africa that is the host for the 2019 edition of the African Senior Judo Championships. Read more

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World number one Marie-Eve Gahie unstoppable for France

16 Mar 2019 14:50

Top-ranked Marie Eve Gahie of France doubled her golden medal tally on the Grand Slam stage by defeating former world number one Maria Portela of Brazil in the U70kg final of the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg. Read more

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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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Preview women U70kg: Yoko Ono is the one to beat

23 Sep 2018 22:15

The World Championships proceed with day four in Baku. The women U70kg division have two strong Japanese in the line-up and some people are convinced that it will deliver a fifth gold medal. This division in a clash between Asian, Pan America and Europe and it looks the continents are clustered together in pools. Read more

Result City Date
5Brasilia2019
7Tashkent2019
5Cape Town2019
3Ekaterinburg2019
5Paris2019

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