Janine Nakao Judoka

Janine Nakao

Janine Nakao

  • Country:United States
  • Born:14 March 1987 (33 years)
  • Popularity
Janine Nakao trained in Boston for 6 years. She earned a black belt at 14 and was on the national stage at 16. Two years after graduating high school, the 5-foot-5 Nakao won the senior national title. She was a silver medalist for the United States at the Pam American Championships in 2010. In 2012, shoulder surgery ended her dream to make the 2012 Olympic team. A year later she tore her ACL, keeping her from making a fifth appearance on the World Championship team. She won 4 World Cup medals.

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Match balance per year

Year Matches Won Lost % won
201521150.0 %
201421150.0 %
Total 4 2 2 50.0 %


Date Opponent Noc Rnd W/L Type Event Cat video
22 Mar 2015Salles Lopez, LauraAND5/7WWCupBuenos AiresU63
7 Mar 2015Salles Lopez, LauraAND1/8LWCupSantiagoU63
1 Aug 2014Salles Lopez, LauraAND1/8WWCupMiamiU63
27 Jul 2014Salles Lopez, LauraAND1/8LWCupSantiagoU63

Results comparison

Date Nakao Salles Lopez City Type Cat
21 Mar 2015 57 Buenos AiresWCupU63
Result City Date
5Buenos Aires2015
2San Salvador2013