Arthur Margelidon Judoka

Arthur Margelidon

Arthur Margelidon

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:12 October 1993 (26 years)
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Arthur Margelidon of Canada became national champion in all age categories. He won more than 17 World Cup medals. Margelidon took bronze at the 2015 PanAm Games in Toronto. Broke his arm in July and couldn’t compete in Rio. He won silver at the Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2017 and bronze in 2019. He won silver at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017 and Abu DHabi in 2019. He took bronze at the Grand Prix in Budapest and Cancun in 2018. He took silver at the Grand Prix in Zagreb.
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Super talent Bilal Ciloglu claims first Grand Slam for Turkey

25 Oct 2019 18:25

Bilal Ciloglu produced the best display of his young career as he defeated world number eight Arthur Margelidon (CAN) to claim the U73kg title in Abu Dhabi and became the first Turkish man to win Grand Slam gold. The world number 17 from Turkey, who was in his first Grand Slam final, came up with the only score in the first men’s final of the day as he caught Margelidon with a ko-uchi-gake for a waza-ari score with 20 seconds left on the clock. Read more

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Tokyo Preview men U73kg: Shohei Ono is the most feared

27 Aug 2019 01:20

Some of the most exciting divisions at the World Championships in Tokyo is the category U73kg. Most fans will look forward to the performances of Olympic Champion Shohei Ono. He is opposed in Poule C against 2012 Olympic Champion U66kg) Lasha Shavdatuashvili. Read more

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Tohar Butbul achieves career first with well-timed gold in Zagreb

28 Jul 2019 01:05

Israelian Tohar Butbul earned his first IJF World Judo Tour gold medal by beating Osaka Grand Slam silver medallist Arthur Margelidon (CAN) in the U73kg final of the Grand Prix in Zagreb. The world number 11 and Baku Grand Slam silver medallist threw with a seoi-otoshi with 35 seconds left to grace the highest spot on the IJF podium for the first time to strengthen his bid for success at the World Championships in four weeks-time. Read more

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Hidayet Heydarov wins back-to-back IJF judo events

25 May 2019 14:30

Baku Grand Slam winner Hidayet Heydarov (AZE) won his second IJF World Judo Tour event in as many weeks as he beat former world bronze medallist Victor Scvortov (UAE) to top the U73kg podium in Hohhot. Heydarov won his first IJF gold medal at his home Grand Slam earlier this month and in Hohhot countered his rival from the United Arab Emirates for ippon to claim his first Grand Prix title. Read more

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Canadians strike at second day in Lima

27 Apr 2019 06:10

The Canadian team had an incredible day at the Pan American Championships in Lima (Peru), where they won a total of six medals on Friday: two gold, two silver and two bronze. Read more

Result City Date
2Abu Dhabi25 Oct
2Zagreb26 Jul
5Montreal5 Jul
3Hohhot25 May
2Lima26 Apr

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