Michael Korrel Judoka

Michael Korrel

Michael Korrel

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:27 February 1994 (25 years)
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Dutch judoka Michael Korrel 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 2019. He took European bronze in 2016. Korrel won various medals in the IJF Tour such as Grand Slam Paris bronze and Grand Slam silver in Tokyo in 2017. He 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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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

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Maret and Iddir eyecatchers U100kg for French home crowd

9 Feb 2019 10:30

In the category U100kg France will look to the experienced duo of Olympic bronze medallist Cyrille Maret and Tel Aviv Grand Prix winner Alexandre Iddir for inspiration. Read more

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Peter Paltchik wins back-to-back IJF gold

19 Nov 2018 11:40

Peter Paltchik of Israel took U100kg gold to extend his winning run to nine consecutive contests on the IJF World Judo Tour. Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner Paltchik has excelled this year and moved closer to the leading judoka in the category with a blistering display on Sunday. World number 36 Sviryd claimed his first IJF medal despite going over after 89 seconds of golden score from a seoi-nage before both men shared a lengthy embrace. Read more

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Result City Date
1Baku12 May
3Tbilisi29 Mar
5Ekaterinburg17 Mar
7Osaka2018
3The Hague2018

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