Michael Korrel Judoka

Michael Korrel

Michael Korrel

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:27 February 1994 (25 years)
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Dutch judoka Michael Korrel captured bronze at the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo. He took gold at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017. He won the Grand Prix in Budapest in 2016. Korrel won the Grand Slam of Paris in 2018 and Grand Slam Baku in 2017 and 2019. He took European bronze in 2016. Korrel won 13 medals in the IJF Tour. Korrel took 3 silver medals at European Junior Championships and U23. He is quadruple Dutch champion. He took a silver medal at the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg in 2017.
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Dutch delight Michael Korrel for king

14 Dec 2019 16:25

World bronze medallist Michael Korrel of the Netherlands produced the performance of his career to beat former world champion Wolf Aaron (JPN) with a thunderous ippon after 27 seconds of golden score to claim his first Masters title. World number four Korrel threw his rival with a devastating seoi-nage to earn all the plaudits in one of the sport’s toughest and most talent-laden categories as he screamed with delight before making eye contact with the matside photographer. Read more

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Jorge Fonseca stars for Portugal with first ever world title

30 Aug 2019 17:25

Portugal finally has a world champion. So often they were so close in the finals with Telma Monteiro four times, Barbara Timo on Thursday but finally Jorge Fonseca secured that beloved title. Another world title for Sporting Club de Lisbon where also Daria Bilodid is fighting. Read more

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European top U100kg prepared to battle in Minsk

22 Jun 2019 10:50

Irish judo is stronger than ever. Remarkable the Fletcher family consisting of Megan (women’s U70kg) and Ben fighting in the U100kg division switched to their country 18 months ago and since then had a revival. Starting with Ben Fletcher as one of the names for a European Games medal in Minsk is simply well deserved success. Read more

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Dutchman Michael Korrel clinches Grand Slam hat-trick

12 May 2019 18:10

Dutchman Michael Korrel defeated Tbilisi Grand Prix winner Kazbek Zankishiev of Russia to reign in Baku. Tbilisi Grand Prix gold medallist Korrel prevailed after 68 seconds of golden score as he dropped under the Russian for a waza-ari score to decide the fate of the U100kg category. Read more

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Kazbek Zankishiev salvages gold for Russia

31 Mar 2019 17:25

Russian Kazbek Zankishiev won his country’s first and only gold medal in Tbilisi as he prevailed against a shot-shy Cancun Grand Prix bronze medallist Rafael Buzacarini (BRA). The Brazilian had never won an IJF gold medal and you could see why on this showing as he picked up three shidos to gift the gold medal to the Russian Hohhot Grand Prix silver medallist who now has a hat-trick of Grand Prix titles. Read more

Result City Date
1Budapest2019
1Qingdao2019
2Esslingen2019
3Tokyo2019
1Baku2019

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