Nora Gjakova Judoka

Nora Gjakova

Nora Gjakova

  • Country:Kosovo
  • Born:17 August 1992 (26 years)
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Nora Gjakova fights for Kosova U57kg won the European senior title in 2018 in Tel Aviv. 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 meanwhile won 20 World Cup medals. Silver at the 2018 IJF World Masters in Guangzhou. Coached by Driton Kuka.
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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

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Nora Gjakova in the final against Rafaela Silva

29 Mar 2019 13:20

A great contest between Nora Gjakova and Olympic Champion Rafaela Silva in Tbilisi’s U57kg final. After the first shift and qualification for the final both won all their matches. Kosovo star Gjakova defeated Dutch woman Sanne Verhagen in the semi final whilst the Brazilian defeated Helene Receveaux for a place in the final in the Georgian capital. Read more

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Nora and Akil Gjakova win main prizes in Kosovo Laureates

4 Mar 2019 22:50

Nora and Akil Gjakova are the winners of the major sports prizes in Kosovo in 2018. The siblings won the main prizes in the 2018 Laureates Announcement Ceremony organized for the third time by the Kosovo Olympic Committee. Read more

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Tsukasa Yoshida confirms strength at Masters

15 Dec 2018 12:45

World champion Yoshida Tsukasa of Japan added the World Judo Masters crown to her honours reel for 2018 with a clinical performance in China. Six-time Grand Slam winner Yoshida, who took silver a year ago in Russia, defeated Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner Nora Gjakova (KOS) in the U57kg final in a battle between the all-conquering world number one and the accomplished world number three. Read more

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Guaranteed battle with top 8 of the World Ranking U57kg

13 Dec 2018 21:30

Again the category U57kg will be interesting to see with World Champion Yoshida Tsukasa (JPN) in the field as well as the full top eight of the IJF world ranking of this category including two Canadians who have been successful this year. Osaka winner Klimkait will be eager to keep the pace of her last victory, but in such field, the winner will be a true judo queen. Read more

Result City Date
1Tbilisi29 Mar
2Guangzhou2018
3Bucharest2018
2Tashkent2018
1Abu Dhabi2018

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