Masaru Momose Judoka

Masaru Momose

Masaru Momose

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:17 October 1989 (30 years)
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Japanese heavyweight Masaru Momose fought the World Junior Championships final in 2008. He booked 5 World Cup victories starting in Tbilisi in 2010 and three Grand Prix in Baku, Abu Dhabi and Dusseldorf. He won FISU gold with the Japanese team in 2011 and was in the final in Kazan in 2013.
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Korean Kim Sung-Min best of Asia

1 Dec 2013 15:50

Korean Kim Sung-Min (won his third Tokyo Grand Slam gold medal at the expense of World Championships silver medallist and top seed Rafael Silva of Brazil in the last contest of the competition. Both judoka received two shido penalties for passivity in the early stages and, after Kim fell foul to the same indiscretion, he scored a yuko with 30 seconds left by the Brazilian’s momentum against him to counter a harai-makikomi attack by turning Olympic bronze medallist Silva partially onto his back. Kim seems to be one of those new challengers of Teddy Riner. Read more

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