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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Joshiro Maruyama takes the lead with World gold U66kg

26 Aug 2019 16:25

Today’s semi final could have been the final with HIfumi Abe and Joshiro Maruyama who battled not just for the final spot but for much more, it was a statement who earns a place at the Olympic Games next year. Abe was close but it was Maruyama who suddenly scored and qualified for the final where the gold was reserved for Japan. Read more

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Tokyo Preview Men U66kg: Japanese will likely destroy the rest

26 Aug 2019 00:10

The U66kg category in Tokyo is hard to predict, but when it comes to the finallists, it’s doable as some athletes are way above the rest. There are two Japanese in this category and the gold could easily go to either one. Abe is the more accomplished internationally but the older Maruyama has beaten Abe in both domestic and international competitions. Read more

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Japans pulls back 20 of 28 athletes for Baku Grand Slam

6 May 2019 11:20

The line-up of the Japanese team for the Grand Slam in Baku looked so good but the Federation has withdrawn 20 of their 28 athletes and will now only send 8 athletes. Only a soft battle between Shoichiro Mukai vs Sanshiro Murai is left over among the male participants U90kg. Still the women's teams looks pretty competitive, but the big clashes are vanished. Read more

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Top battles in 2019 U66kg: Joshiro Maruyama vs Hifumi Abe

4 Jan 2019 13:00

Joshiro Maruyama shocked world champion Hifumi Abe in the Osaka Grand Slam final. We are naming Maruyama is one of the most enticing players of 2018. The competition is tight in Japan in the category U66kg between both rivals who know each-other so well from their youth. They trained together, grew up to together and cleaned the mat together. Read more

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The judo stars we can expect in 2019

2 Jan 2019 09:20

Daria Bilodid of the Ukraine is of course among the stars we can expect to shine again in 2019. Bilodid is the youngest world judo champion of all time. She can be considered an exception or a one-off in terms of breathtaking ability at her tender age, but the teenager’s six victories on the IJF circuit catapulted her to stardom in 2018. Read more

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Result City Date
1Tokyo1 Sep
1Tokyo26 Aug
1Fukuoka7 Apr
1Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Guangzhou2018

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