Elmar Gasimov Judoka

Elmar Gasimov

Elmar Gasimov

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:2 November 1990 (28 years)
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Judoka Elmar Gasimov won silver at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016. He won world bronze in 2017 in Budapest. Gasimov was #1 at the IJF World Ranking with victories in Tyumen (2014) and Tbilisi and Samsun in 2015. He won 20 World level medals. Competed at World (5th) and Olympic Games, 7th in 2012. He won the World Masters in 2016 in Guadalajara. Gasimov won two European medals. He won silver at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017. In 2018 he won the European Open in Minsk and Grand Prix in Tashkent.
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Elmar Gasimov grabs the gold medal in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 17:25

Being the current Olympic Silver medallist and top seeded competitor, it was not a surprise to find Elmar Gasimov (AZE) in the final of the Grand Prix in Tashkent U100kg. But as we announced in the preview of the category, this could be the day of Alexandre Iddir, as the Frenchman went through the preliminary rounds with a very solid and spectacular judo. Read more

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Peter Paltchik wins for Israel at Abu Dhabi 2018

29 Oct 2018 18:15

European Championships bronze medallist Peter Paltchik (ISR) won his country’s second gold medal in the United Arab Emirates. Paltchik took bronze a year ago under the banner of the IJF but topped the podium today and thanks to the groundbreaking work of the International Judo Federation and the U.A.E Judo & Wrestling Federation, did so with the Israel flag on his judogi and his anthem as he won his first Grand Slam title. Read more

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Satisfying test event for European Games in Minsk

19 Aug 2018 17:40

The judoka from Belarus achieved to match the three gold medals of last year, a very motivating performance at the European Open in Minsk 2018, a test event for the 2019 European Games in Minsk. The home team added two gold medals on Sunday. Read more

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Judo brand Fighting Films celebrates 30 Years

24 Jan 2018 10:25

2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of Fighting Films and it’s a proud milestone. Fighting Films is a renowned name throughout the world of Judo, it may surprise you to know that this leading producer and supplier of Judo videos are in fact a small family run company. Based in Bristol, UK, they were founded by Simon Hicks, a black belt and second-generation judoka and a legend in his work. Read more

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Aaron Wolf hunts down seventh world gold for Japan

2 Sep 2017 20:05

Japanese Japan Wolf captured the world title U100kg in Budapest defeating Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia to become Japan’s seventh gold medallist in Budapest from a total of 14 weight categories. After Kosei Inoue, Keiji Suzuki, Takamasa Anai and Ryunosuke Haga another Japanese starlet taking the gold U100kg to Japan. Read more

Result City Date
1Tashkent9 Nov
2Abu Dhabi27 Oct
1Minsk19 Aug
7Düsseldorf25 Feb
7St. Petersburg2017

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