Kathrin Unterwurzacher Judoka

Kathrin Unterwurzacher

Kathrin Unterwurzacher

  • Country:Austria
  • Born:5 June 1992 (28 years)
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Austrian Kathrin Unterwurzacher won the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016 as one of her main highlights. She won the European U23 Championships in 2011 in Tyumen. She took bronze at the Europeans in Warsaw in 2017 and ailver 2016 in Kazan. Unterwurzacher won gold at seven Grand Prix events in Abu Dhabi, Samsun, Antalya, Tbilisi and Tashkent. She finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games. She won gold at the European Open in Oberwart in 2017 and 2015. Kathi retired in July 2020 due to a knee injury.
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Kathrin Unterwurzacher retires after 12 year top career

8 Jul 2020 16:00

Austrian top athlete Kathrin Unterwurzacher retires from international judo. The 28-year two-time European Championships medalist and 2016 Olympian announced to quite her career as a sports soldier and competitive athlete. After 12 years in the Austrian national team she has to retire due to a damaged right knee. Unterwurzacher: "The pain is too severe. My right knee no longer allows top positions." Read more

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Tashkent is again good for Kathrin Unterwurzacher

21 Sep 2019 15:30

The capital of Uzbekistan and Austrian middle weight Kathrin Unterwurzacher are a good match. The last victory for the Austrian in the iJF World Tour was in Tashkent in 2017. In the 2019 edition Unterwurzacher switched coach but the result is the same, gold U63kg. Unterwurzacher captured her ninth victory in the IJF Tour. Read more

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Marko Spittka no longer Austrian head coach

1 Aug 2019 09:40

With less than a year to go, Austria relieved Marko Spittka of his job as head coach. Spittka was coach since 2013 and the face of Austrian judo. The decision was taken by the board of the Austrian Judo Federation, one month in advance of the most important qualification tournament for the Games. Read more

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French Flagbearer Agbegnenou ready for opposition U63kg

20 Jun 2019 16:55

One thing is for sure the women’s U63kg weight class at the European Games will have the best field possible. A world level field with World Champion Clarisse Agbegnenou and Olympic Champion Tina Trstenjak lined up as always with their unstoppable hunger to fight each-other. At the Paris Grand Slam it led to a giant clash decided by the French world champion far in the extra time. Read more

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Mungunchimeg Baldorj dominates U63kg division in Tashkent

10 Nov 2018 16:25

With her best result in 2018 being a seventh place at the Paris Grand Slam, Baldorj Mungunchimeg (MGL) today achieved her best performance of the season. In the final of the Grand Slam in Tashkent she was opposed to another outsider Maria Centracchio (ITA), who finished with bronze at the Glasgow European Open 2018. Read more

Result City Date
5Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Perth2019
1Tashkent2019
3Tashkent2018
7Baku2018

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