JanDi Kim Judoka

JanDi Kim

JanDi Kim

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:15 June 1991 (28 years)
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Korean judoka Kim Jan-Di won the Grand Slam of Paris in 2016. In 2015 she won the Grand Prix Tashkent & Jeju and the Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi. Kim JanDi won her 1st World Cup in 2010 in Ulaanbaatar. In 2011 she won the IJF Grand Prix in Qingdao and Taipei Open in 2015. Kim won 8 Asian Championships medals. She took silver at the Grand Prix in Antalya in 2018. She clinched a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tashkent and bronze in Abu Dhabi GS in 2019.

Kim Jin A strikes gold for DPR Korea

24 Oct 2019 19:35

North Korean Kim Jin A won her second IJF title of the season with an impressive win over world number 16 Sarah Leonie Cysique (FRA). KIM won four of her five contests by ippon to maintain a 100% winning record on the tour this year in addition to her continental championships win in April. The 23-year-old beat Cysique in the final by a waza-ari score and could be a major contender at the upcoming World Judo Masters in December. Read more


Finally gold for Hedi Karakas in the World Tour

20 Sep 2019 17:30

Hungarian Hedvig Karakas was finally awarded with gold in the World Tour as she captured the first place U57kg after her victory against Bulgarian Iveline Ilieva. It is the experienced Karakas Hedvig of Hungary who won in Tashkent after a tactical fight that was essentially led by a kumikata battle. Under pressure from the two shidos she had received, the Hungarian did not lose focus and scored a waza-ari on sumi-gaeshi about thirty seconds from the end. Read more


Fourth Grand Prix win for Nora Gjakova sends Kosovo top of the medal table

6 Apr 2018 19:00

Nora Gjakova of Kosovo won her fourth Grand Prix title in the last 12 months by defeating the returning two-time World Judo Masters bronze medallist Kim Jandi (KOR) in the U57kg final. Read more


Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women U57kg

8 Aug 2016 09:30

The U57kg category is an amazing event with many outsiders for the medals. Matsumoto has proved to be strong as the current Olympic and World title holder, but has many enemies for gold, some of who are even her friends. On a day full of emotions, the one who stays cool may be the next Olympic champion on 8 August. Read more

Korean women

Korean women want to end gold medal drought for 20 years

23 Jun 2016 09:05

For the Rio de Janeiro Summer Games, South Korean female judokas are united for one goal: ending their 20-year Olympic gold medal drought. In Brazil, South Korea will have only five female judokas, while the men's side will have seven. Read more

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3Abu Dhabi2019

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