Joshiro Maruyama Judoka

Joshiro Maruyama

Joshiro Maruyama

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:11 August 1993 (26 years)
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Japanese judoka Joshiro Maruyama is the current World Champion of 2019 won in Tokyo. Maruyama defeated Abe a few times won silver at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017 and Paris Grand Slam 2018. He captured gold at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018 against Abe. Maruyama won the World Masters in 2018 in Guangzhou and gold at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2019. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019.
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Get your tsukuri right then the kuzushi will happen

12 Jun 2020 11:40

How important is your kuzushi in judo. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy explains of Kuzushi is really one of the keys in current judo. Is kuzushi necessary in order to throw an opponent? You would think the answer would be an obvious yes, but this question requires a more nuanced answer. Read more

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Sagi Muki concludes successful 2019 as top earner

31 Dec 2019 11:05

The IJF will continue its end-of-year tradition of awarding a prize money bonus to all 14 world number ones on the final IJF World Ranking List for 2019. The bonus, which was first introduced in 2016, will see the world number one’s in each of the 14 weight categories scoop a bonus of $10,000 per judoka. Read more

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The Dream matches of the year

24 Dec 2019 19:05

Joshiro Maruyama won the Worlds at his first attempt and in doing so secured a monumental win over defending world champion Abe Hifumi at the semi-final stage. It turned out to be one of the best fights of the year. Read more

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Hifumi Abe keeps dream alive after defeating Joshiro Maruyama

22 Nov 2019 15:10

Former world champion Abe Hifumi beat current world champion Maruyama Joshiro (JPN) in a spectacular final to stop the latter from being picked today for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Read more

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The heat is on at the Osaka Grand Slam

21 Nov 2019 08:10

Judo in japan is always interesting to know about, even their national competitions as Kano Cup, All Japan Championships or University Championships. When IJF Tour lands in Japan, a special athmosphere is capturing the world of Judo. One year before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the olympic road is turning tigh in many categories and many coaches from different countries are starting to have headaches to make their selection. Read more

Result City Date
1Budapest2019
2Osaka2019
1Tokyo2019
1Tokyo2019
1Fukuoka2019

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