Daiki Kamikawa Judoka

Daiki Kamikawa

Daiki Kamikawa

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:9 November 1989 (30 years)
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Daiki Kamikawa won a legendary world Championships final in 2010 in Tokyo defeating Teddy Riner in one of his few losses. In 2014 he won gold at the Grand Prix in Düsseldorf, which was another highlight among several IJF event medals and national Japanese titles. Won the Kodokan Cup in 2015 and 2013. He captured a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017.

Teddy Riner undefeated to gold in Zagreb

1 Oct 2017 19:30

As expected, French Teddy Riner won the gold of the men’s heavyweight category at the Grand Prix in Zagreb. Even if it was not his best day, in terms of physical condition and technique, he went through the preliminary rounds without any trouble and won two of his fights with penalties and the third with a superb ippon. Read more

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Hisayoshi Harasawa selected for Rio Olympics

29 Apr 2016 21:30

Takeshi Ojitani captured his second open-weight National Judo Championship on Friday, while beaten semifinalist Hisayoshi Harasawa was chosen for the +100kg division for this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Read more

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Hisayoshi Harasawa grabs last gold in IJF World Tour 2015

6 Dec 2015 10:05

The last final of the day, of the Grand Slam in Tokyo, and of the last final of 2015 opposed the top seeded Japanese judoka and world silver medallist, Shichinohe Ryu and Harasawa Hisayoshi, winner of the last Paris Grand Slam in October. After 35 seconds, both athletes were penalised for passivity. Read more

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Kodokan Cup shows Japanese back up plan

9 Nov 2015 14:05

The Kodokan Cup in Japan might be seen as a minor event, but the quality is finger-licking. Last weekend the Kodokan Cup was traditionally held in Chiba, where in 1995 the World Championships where held. Among the medallists former World Champions in Yuka Nishida and Daiki Kamikawa, Asian Champions such as Hirofumi Yamamoto, Anzu Yamamoto, Hiromi Endo as well as many World Junior Champions like the fore mentioned Nishida, Yamamoto, Yamamoto and Endo but also Sarah Asahina, Nami Inamori, Sho Tateyama, Funa Tonaki and Manami Inoue. All names who could immediately fit into a back up plan. Read more


Nae Udaka takes Japanese title, Matsumoto with empty hands

7 Apr 2014 18:30

Always interesting All Japan Championships was held last weekend in Fukuoka. The event serves as a qualifier for Japan’s team to the world championships in August. The women’s 57-kg division was thrown into disarray when London gold medalist Kaori Matsumoto lost in the first round as Nae Udaka claimed her third championship. Read more

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