Aleksandar Kukolj Judoka

Aleksandar Kukolj

Aleksandar Kukolj

  • Country:Serbia
  • Born:9 September 1991 (26 years)
  • Popularity
Aleksandar Kukolj from Serbia became European Senior champion in 2017 in Warsaw U90kg. He took gold at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017 and silver at the Grand Prix in Hohhot. He won the Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi in 2016. In 2016 he took the victory at the Grand Slam in Tokyo. Kukolj won over 15 World Cup medals including victories in the IJF World Tour. He won the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg in 2018. He won European bronze as Junior and U23. He became father at 22 September 2017.
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World number one Aleksandar Kukolj completes Grand Slam hat-trick

18 Mar 2018 16:05

World number one Aleksandar Kukolj of Serbia started his season with gold on Sunday to tighten his grip of the U90kg category. The Serbian judoka scored twice without reply against unexpected finalist and Tashkent Grand Prix bronze medallist Yahor Varapayeu of Belarus, who was the winner of the European Open in Minsk, a good indication of his strength Read more

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World Ranking leader Aleksandar Kukolj enjoys the competition

3 Jan 2018 10:05

Who would have dreamed that Serbia dominated the category U90kg in the IJF World Ranking with Aleksandar Kukolj and Nemanja Majdov. Kukolj reached the world leading position in May 2017. After his European title in Warsaw, Kukolj finally achieved what he knew for a long time. The ne-waza and gripping specialist surprised a lot of people but is a stable value in this category U90kg and loves the competition as he can still get a lot better. Read more

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Which World Ranking Leaders take 50,000 dollars?

18 Dec 2017 17:05

The leaders of the IJF World Ranking per 17 December after the World Masters in St. Petersburg will receive an extra bonus of 50,000 dollar for each category. For many this will be an extra year salary besides the usual price money in the IJF World Tour. Never the IJF rewarded an amount of 700,000 as bonus at the end of the year. Read more

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1800 points and dollars for grab for the Masters winner in St. Petersburg

12 Dec 2017 09:05

One IJF World Tour event to go this year, the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg and still anything can happen to be ranked first in the World Ranking, good for 50,000 bonus dollars for the leader of 2017. Some of the top athletes will go to Russia to defend their world ranking position and to gain a good starting position for 2018 when the Olympic Qualification will start. 1800 points are for grab in St. Petersburg for the winner. Enough to shake up the current world ranking. Read more

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World number one Aleksandar Kukolj aiming for title prolongation in Tokyo

1 Dec 2017 14:15

Korea is by far the most successful country winning the Grand Slam title in Tokyo for men. Korean men have captured 11 titles since the first Grand Slam in 2008. Kim SungMin was the most successful wining three editions. Wang Ki-Chun won twice. Still it’s not easy for foreigners to win in the home of judo. Only 16 foreign men won the Grand Slam on Tokyo. Last year Aleksandar Kukolj (SRB) and Kirill Denisov (RUS) were in form. Read more

Result City Date
1Ekaterinburg18 Mar
1Godine4 Mar
1Budapest2017
5St. Petersburg2017
1The Hague2017

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