Kanae Yamabe Judoka

Kanae Yamabe

Kanae Yamabe

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:22 September 1990 (30 years)
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Japanese heavyweight Kanae Yamabe took bronze at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. She won world bronze in 2015 in Astana. Yamabe won the Grand Slam in Paris in 2014. She won her first World Cup in Oberwart in 2013 and booked victories at Grand Slams (Paris, Tyumen, Baku and Grand Prix Dusseldorf. World team bronze with Japan 2014 and 2015. She won silver at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017.
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Japan women take the team world title

30 Aug 2015 15:00

The Japanese women have won the world title for teams. In the final the Japanese dominated the team of Poland. For Poland the best ever performance and a miracle to get that far. The Japanese women however were much too strong. The Japanese won by 5-0, although Katarzyna Klys gave a good match and kept the match at 0-0 but with one penalty behind against Chizuru Arai. Daria Pogorzelec couldn’t hold Kanae Yamabe and lost the last match in 25 seconds, 5-0 to Japan. The final team consisted of Misato Nakamura, Anzu Yamamoto who hadn’t competed in the individual tournament U57kg, Miku Tashiro U63 and Arai and Yamabe as last two weight categories. Read more

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Yu Song brings heavyweight gold back to China

29 Aug 2015 15:00

Yu Song has become the world champion for women +78kg. The World Ranking leader was able to defeat Megumi Tachimoto in the final. The Japanese was the only medallist who qualified for the final. She defeated Idalys Ortiz in the quarter final. It was Yu Song though who managed to deal with the expectations. Read more

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Preview World Championships O78kg

29 Aug 2015 00:35

A total of 34 women will be fighting for the world title to including world and Olympic champion Idalys Ortiz of Cuba. The World ranking list and seeding is led by Chinese Song YU. Despite the number of women, there are no real weak ones in the field. The level is quite high and a lot of surprises can happen. In the same pool with Yu also Japanese Kanae Yamabe. Nihel Cheikh Rouhou is the favourite in pool B, tall women and powerful. Ma Sisi of China is one of them and capable to reach the semi final against Yu or Yamabe. Read more

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Chinese heavyweight Yu Song takes second World Masters

24 May 2015 20:20

Chinese Yu Song prolonged her Masters title in Rabat. The question at the beginning of the day was on the side of Idalys ORTIZ (CUB). Is the Olympic and world champion capable of winning the Masters’ title? The answer turned out to be no, as the Cuban was defeated twice, by Svitlana Yaromka during the preliminaries and by Nihel Chikrouhou in repechage. Read more

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Kanae Yamabe on her way to World Championships qualification

22 Feb 2015 13:45

Kanae Yamabe took a gold medal at the Grand Prix of Dusseldorf. With this victory she is on her way to qualification for the World Championships together with unrivalled Megumi Tachimoto. In the women’s +78kg weight category, the surprise came from the fact that the two top seeded athletes, Franziska KONITZ (GER) and YU Song (CHN) were not able to enter the final, the Chinese being defeated during the preliminary rounds. It was the third and fourth seeded competitors who finally fought for gold, YAMABE Kanae (JPN) and Nihel CHEIKH ROUHOU (TUN). Read more

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