Benjamin Fletcher Judoka

Benjamin Fletcher

Benjamin Fletcher

  • Country:Ireland
  • Born:13 March 1992 (28 years)
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Irish judoka Benjamin Fletcher won bronze at the World Junior Championships in Cape Town in 2011. He captured silver at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv in 2019. Fletcher won bronze at the Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar in 2015. Ben won the Grand Prix in Tunis in 2018. Ben took silver at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2018. He captured bronze at the Grand Prix in Antalya in 2018. He clinched the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Marrakech in 2019. He claimed a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2019.

World Champion Ryunosuke Haga unseeded for Budapest

13 Aug 2017 18:25

The U100kg weight class is super competitive and will definitely be among the most sensational match days at the World Championships in Budapest. There are many questions and many opportunities for many athletes. Defending World Champion Ryonosuke Haga of Japan is one of the candidates. But since the Olympic reduction, Haga has lost half of his accumulated points and is unseeded for Budapest. Read more


Pole position for Israel’s persevering Peter Paltchik

19 Jun 2017 04:25

Israelian Peter Paltchik won U100kg gold for Israel as a new Grand Prix winner was crowned in Cancun. World number 27 and Bucharest European Open bronze medallist Paltchik, evaded a trademark uchi-mata from world number 28 Fletcher before throwing with a drop seoi-nage with 14 seconds left on the clock. Read more

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Big variety of winning nations at African Open Casablanca

13 Mar 2016 20:10

Fourteen different winning nations this weekend at the African Open in Casablanca. On Sunday two gold medals for the African nations. Host nation Morocco won the gold medal for women U70kg, Assmaa Niang booked her third World Cup victory ever. In Casablanca she defeated Chantal Wright of the USA in a pool with just five women. Read more


New chances at Australian Open Wollongong

12 Nov 2015 08:35

Owen Livesey will aim to go one better this week and climb the top spot of the medal rostrum at the Oceania Open. Livesey claimed a silver medal in the U81kg category at last weekend's Africa Open, adding valuable Rio Olympic qualification points in the process. Read more

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African Open Port Louis seems a good investment

8 Nov 2015 13:55

The strong Russian team won three gold medals at the African Open in Port Louis. The event was also a good result for three African judoka who won three gold medals on Sunday. Assmaa Niang won gold U70kg. Each year she books an important victory, although last year’s Grand Prix victory in Düsseldorf is more important than today’s motivational gold in Mauritius. Niang beat Irina Gazieva in the final in a field that wasn’t too bad. Read more

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