Ba-Ul An Judoka

Ba-Ul An

Ba-Ul An

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:25 March 1994 (25 years)
  • Popularity
An Ba-Ul of Korea became World Champion in 2015 in Astana U66kg. He won silver at the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 U66kg and bronze at the 2018 World Championships in Baku. An Baul also won the World Junior title in 2013 in Ljubljana and won silver in 2011. He won the Universiade in 2015. In 2015 he won in Abu Dhabi and GP Düsseldorf and IJF Masters in 2016. An won gold at the European Open in Rome in 2017. He won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017. An won the Grand Slam of Paris in 2018.
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Manuel Lombardo rewards himself for five-star showing

24 Oct 2019 18:35

World number 10 Manuel Lombardo of Italy won all five of his contests by ippon as he charged to his first Grand Slam title. The 20-year-old outperformed former World Judo Masters winner Orkhan Safarov (AZE) in the final as the Italian scored with a ippon-seoi-nage and a modified kata-guruma respectively to win by two scores without reply. Read more

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Former Korean world champion An Baul looking for his form

24 Oct 2019 06:25

Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist An Baul (KOR) has been low in confidence this year and has only featured at one IJF event in 2019 as he’s endured a torrid year with Tokyo 2020 firmly on the horizon. An is desperate to recapture his form and turn around winless 2019 season. 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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An Ba-ul misses World Championships due to disciplinary suspension

28 Feb 2019 09:25

South Korean judoka An Ba-ul will not compete at the World Championships due to a suspension of 6 month which results in missing the national selection for the Worlds starting at 12 March. An was suspended for six months for doctoring his community service records. The suspension is clouding his chances of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Read more

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Hifumi Abe captures his second world title in style

21 Sep 2018 16:25

What a story for judo with brother and sister Abe showcasing marvelous and innovating judo. Both champions finished their match by uchimata, a unique happening in judo. Hifumi Abe claimed the world title U66kg defeating the dark horse of today Yerlan Serikzhanov of Kazakhstan. Read more

Result City Date
3Abu Dhabi24 Oct
3Baku2018
3Baku2018
1Jakarta2018
3Hohhot2018

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