Naohisa Takato Judoka

Naohisa Takato

Naohisa Takato

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:30 May 1993 (25 years)
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Naohisa Takato is triple World Champion. He won gold in 2018 in Baku, 2017 in Budapest and in 2013 he won the title in Rio de Janeiro for the first time. Takato won bronze at the worlds in Chelyabinsk in 2014. He won the World Junior title in 2011 in Cape Town. In 2009 Takato became World Cadet Champion also in Budapest. He was Olympic bronze medallist in 2016 in Rio. In 2017 he added his third Paris victory. Takato won various Grand Slams in Moscow, Tokyo, Paris and Masters.
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Triple World Champion Takato defeated by Kim in first round in Osaka

23 Nov 2018 07:05

Great humility and friendship shown by current World Champion Takato Naohisa and World Medalist Kim Won-Jin as the Korean causes a big upset - knocking the home favourite out first round of the Grand Slam on Osaka. Not Takato, not Kim who made his return in the IJF Tour, but Yago Abuladze and Ryuju Nagayama have qualified for the final U60kg. Read more

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Preview men Grand Slam Osaka

22 Nov 2018 12:35

For the first time the IJF World Tour is welcomed in Osaka. The Japanese city hosted Asian Championships in the past and the 2003 World Championships. Obviously the expectations for the Japanese team are high this weekend and with Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy we preview the men’s tournament with the major favourites. Read more

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Japan close the 2018 World Championships with more gold

27 Sep 2018 15:50

The World Mixed team title was captured by the team of Japan and they prolonged last year’s title from Budapest here in Baku. Witnessed by Russia Federation President Vladimir Putin Russia and a united team of North and South Korea took bronze. France lost the final to Japan by 4-1. Read more

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Naohisa Takato collects third world title with unconventional judo

20 Sep 2018 16:40

Naohisa Takato won his fourth medal at World Championships since 2013 and his third title. In the final he defeated Russian Robert Mshvidobadze by wazari. Read more

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DAY 1 FINAL BLOCK MEN U60KG Takato vs Nagayama

20 Sep 2018 12:55

For most judo fans the World Championships go as they are planned to go. The category for men U60kg delivered some of the major favourites in the semi finals. The two Japanese both survived the shift and Naohisa Takato is still on track to prolong his world title. Read more

Result City Date
1Baku2018
1Baku2018
1Zagreb2018
1Prague2018
1Budapest2017

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