Nora Gjakova Judoka

Nora Gjakova

Nora Gjakova

  • Country:Kosovo
  • Born:17 August 1992 (27 years)
  • Popularity
Nora Gjakova fights for Kosova U57kg won the European senior title in 2018 in Tel Aviv. She took silver at the European Games in Minsk in 2019. She won the Grand Prix Antalya and GP in Tunis in 2018. She won European Games bronze in 2015 and European bronze in 2017. Gjakova took gold at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017 and Grand Prix Tbilisi in 2019. European Cadet and U23 Champion. Gjakova won 21 World Cup medals. Silver at the 2018 IJF World Masters in Guangzhou. Silver at GP Budapest 2019.
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Christa Deguchi wants to stunt in Japan

27 Aug 2019 11:45

Is it going to be a historic day for Canada. Christa Deguchi is eager to win the first ever world title for Canada on day three of the World Championships on Japanese soil. Obviously Japanese World champion Yoshida Tsukasa is the favourite as current title holder, but she lost to Deguchi in the final of the Grand Slam in Paris, so it’s all possible as the morning session was completed. Read more

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Rafaela Silva is back to Olympic level

12 Jul 2019 19:55

Brazilian Olympic champion Rafaela Silva earned her sixth Grand Prix title with a resounding win over European Games silver medallist Nora Gjakova (KOS) in the U57kg final. Silva took her opportunity with 53 seconds left as she countered a weak uchi-mata on the edge of the contest area by rolling over Kosovo’s star for ippon and gold for Brazil. Read more

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Well deserved victory for unorthodox Daria Mezhetskaia

23 Jun 2019 00:30

In our preview we already foreseen a clash between reigning European Champion Nora Gjakova and Russian Daria Mezhetskaia. She was the one to watch in Minsk and it didn’t surprise she made to to the final but even defeated Gjakova. She wasn’t super high on the ranking list but the one on form with finals in Tel Aviv and Hohhot. Read more

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Nora Gjakova in the driver seat U57kg

20 Jun 2019 09:10

The weight class U57kg is always competitive and the European women have had various aces to try to win the major international titles but since 2009 not a single European woman was able to take a World or Olympic title. At the European Games in Minsk we will learn who is able to get close to the Japanese, Mongolian or Brazilian rivals. Read more

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Fifth Grand Prix success for Kosovo’s Nora Gjakova

29 Mar 2019 16:30

Nora Gjakova of Kosovo celebrated for fifth Grand Prix gold medal with a win against Olympic champion Rafaela Silva (BRA) in the U57kg final. Silva was guilty of a bear hug in golden score and received her third shido and was disqualified. The result meant a first medal for Kosovo while Brazil earned their third after a strong start in Tbilisi. Read more

Result City Date
7Tokyo27 Aug
2Budapest12 Jul
2Minsk22 Jun
1Tbilisi29 Mar
2Guangzhou2018

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