Ushangi Kokauri Judoka

Ushangi Kokauri

Ushangi Kokauri

  • Country:Azerbaijan
  • Born:10 January 1992 (28 years)
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Ushangi Kokauri of Azerbaijan won silver at the World Championships in Baku in 2018. He won a European U23 silver medal in 2014. In 2016 he won bronze at the Czech Open in Prague and gold at the Euro Open in Oberwart. He was 7th at the Grand Slam in Paris. He used to fight for Georgia. Ushangi lost the final of the European Open in Minsk in 2017. He took a bronze medal at the European Open in Sofia in 2018. He won the European Cup in Saarbrücken in 2018 and Grand Slam bronze in Abu Dhabi.
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Roy Meyer makes his mark in Abu Dhabi

26 Oct 2019 19:25

World bronze medallist Roy Meyer of the Netherlands held down former world bronze medallist Yakiv Khammo (UKR) for 20 seconds in added time to achieve his first Grand Slam victory. The world number six used his bulky frame to control his Ukrainian rival on the ground to follow up on his superb World Championships display with gold in Abu Dhabi. One-time Grand Slam winner Khammo failed to impose himself while Meyer is now in pole position in the Dutch battle for the +100kg spot at Tokyo 2020. Read more

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New dynamics spice up heavyweight category

22 Jun 2019 17:05

The 2015 edition of the European Games in Baku was won by Dutchman Henk Grol in the final against Lukas Krpalek. In fact not many people remember it was U100kg. Both big boys stepped up rather easily to this level and again reached the highest level in the plus category. In fact it also made their life much easier. No more health problems, dropping weight, days of frustration, the body that protests against so many sacrifices. Read more

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Kim Sung-Min rejoins the world’s heavyweight elite

10 Feb 2019 21:45

Asian Games gold medallist Kim Sung-Min (KOR) conquered Olympic silver medallist Harasawa Hisayoshi (JPN) by ippon with an o-soto-gari to win gold in the last contest of the 2019 Paris Grand Slam. Kim has toiled of late and had been surpassed by a new generation of heavyweights but showed he can still mix it with the best and renewed his place among the sport’s top heavyweights. Read more

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Red Star Champigny and Golden Gori win Europa League

9 Dec 2018 16:15

The women of Red Star Champigny have captured the Europa League on Sunday afternoon. The strong team took gold in the final against French compatriots of ESBM Blanc-Mesnil of which the men’s team also took silver on Saturday. Read more

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Guram Tushishvili can almost touch the gold medal

26 Sep 2018 10:10

Georgia get a second chance on a gold medal as in the heavyweight tournaments most of the favourites are ruled out for the title while Guram Tushishvili had to do everything to reach the semi final, but he achieved where others failed. Read more

Result City Date
3Abu Dhabi2019
5Minsk2019
5Antalya2019
3Paris2019
5Tel Aviv2019

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