Odette Giuffrida Judoka

Odette Giuffrida

Odette Giuffrida

  • Country:Italy
  • Born:12 October 1994 (24 years)
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Odette Giuffrida won silver at the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 U52kg She was fifth at the 2015 World Championships in Astana. She won gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2016. The Italian judoka U52kg won various European youth titles and in 2013 European Senior bronze. World Cadet silver in 2009 and World Junior bronze in 2013. Giuffrida took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017 and bronze at Grand Slam in Paris and Düsseldorf in 2019. She took gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi.
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Odette Giuffrida regains the Tbilisi title

29 Mar 2019 16:10

Olympic silver medallist Odette Giuffrida of Italy defeated Israelian Gili Cohen to win U52kg gold. Both judoka had struck Grand Prix gold on one occasion previously and for both their victories were in Tbilisi. Giuffrida added to her 2016 Tbilisi win by catching 2014 winner and Ekaterinburg Grand Slam winner Cohen with ashi-waza as a de-ashi-barai earned a second and match-winning waza-ari. 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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Olympic champion Kelmendi wins her second IJF gold of 2019

22 Feb 2019 19:35

Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi (KOS) earned her sixth Grand Slam title with a straightforward win over Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games silver medallist Lkhagvasuren Sosorbaram (MGL). Kelmendi was not at her explosive best in Germany as she won three of her five contests by hansoku-make (three shidos). Read more

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Ai Shishime wins third Grand Slam title

9 Feb 2019 18:45

Former world champion Shishime Ai of Japan defeated World Judo Masters gold medallist Tsunoda Natsumi to win her third Grand Slam title. In Paris Shishime recorded a crucial win over her teammate to push herself in front of Tsunoda in the domestic pecking order as both aim to topple world champion Abe Uta (JPN) in the race for Tokyo 2020. Read more

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170 women in The Hague for Grand Prix gold

15 Nov 2018 14:50

The draw at the Grand Prix of The Hague delivered some fine first round matches. With two world champions in the field and 412 participants coming from 62 nations the second edition of the Grand Prix in Holland almost doubled its participants field compared to last year. 242 Men and 170 Women will battle for the medals and valuable points for the qualification for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Read more

Result City Date
1Tbilisi29 Mar
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
3Paris9 Feb
5The Hague2018
1Abu Dhabi2018

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