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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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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Magical Maruyama continues golden road to the top

15 Dec 2018 12:25

Joshiro Maruyama of Japan won the biggest accolade of his flourishing career as he brushed aside The Hague Grand Prix silver medallist Baruch Shmailov (ISR) in the U66kg final. Read more

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Overlooked Joshiro Maruyama upstages Japanese prodigy Abe Hifumi

23 Nov 2018 14:10

Maruyama Joshiro of Japan stole the show in the U66kg category as he outshone two-time and reigning world champion Abe Hifumi (JPN). Maruyama defeated the seven-time Grand Slam winner in the last contest on day one in Osaka with a yoko-tomoe-nage effort catching Abe off guard after 63 seconds of golden score. Read more

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Korea and Uzbekistan surprise Japan at Asian Games opening day

29 Aug 2018 13:50

Not Japan but Korea is the winner at day one of the Asian Games in Jakarta. An Baul took the victory in the category U66kg which was an expected victory despite the opposition from Japan, Kazachstan and Kyrgyzstan. However the gold medal for Jeong BoKyeong was kind of a surprise. Read more

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Japan’s Maruyama records his second Grand Prix win

25 May 2018 16:15

Two-time Grand Slam silver medallist Maruyama Joshiro struck Grand Prix gold in Hohhot for the second time as he went unbeaten in the U66kg category. Three-time world silver medallist Mikhail Puliaev (RUS) offered a stern challenge for the Japan in a first time meeting on the IJF World Judo Tour. Read more

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

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