Dominic Ressel Judoka

Dominic Ressel

Dominic Ressel

  • Country:Germany
  • Born:5 October 1993 (26 years)
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German judoka Dominic Ressel captured the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2019. He won 7 German national medals in a row U81kg. He took silver at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016. He captured silver at the European Championships in Warsaw in 2017. He captured silver at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017 and bronze in 2018. Bronze at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf 2016, 2018 and 2019 and bronze in Abu Dhabi. He won his first GP in Zagreb in 2018. Fifth at the 2018 World Championships in Baku.
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World number 406 Moon Jin Lee stuns world-class field

25 Oct 2019 20:05

World number 406 Lee Moon Jin of Korea created one of the biggest shocks in IJF World Judo Tour history as the rank outsider won all six of his contests on his Grand Slam debut. World bronze medallist Luka Maisuradze (GEO) was his sixth and final victim as the former Asian Championships bronze medallist rolled the 21-year-old hotshot over for a waza-ari score and added a match-winning second with a counter for ippon. Read more

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Without Muki the category U81kg is open for predators

21 Jun 2019 08:05

Without Israelian star Sagi Muki the European Championships title U81kg is open for anyone. Muki is the biggest prospect for World gold in Tokyo for Israel. In their successful team Muki continues to grow towards the absolute highest level U81kg. However the Israelians chose not go to the European Games and have selected the Grand Prix in Budapest which is the first European event for 100% qualification points. The European Games will only deliver 700 points for the winner but deducted with 50% next year. Read more

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Saeid Mollaei repeats Worlds final win over Fujiwara

25 May 2019 15:25

World champion Saeid Mollaei of Iran underlined his superiority in a stacked weight category by winning a rematch of the 2018 Worlds final in spectacular fashion. Mollaei earned his first Grand Prix gold medal by throwing Worlds-bound Fujiwara Sotaro (JPN) with a sode-tsurikomi-goshi for ippon which was arguably the ippon of the day. Read more

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Sotaro Fujiwara closes in on Tokyo 2019 selection

23 Feb 2019 19:30

World Championships silver medallist Fujiwara Sotaro (JPN) clinched his third Grand Slam title from four Grand Slam outings as he edged past World Judo Masters silver medallist Aslan Lappinagov (RUS) in the U81kg final. The Japanese judoka outworked his Russian rival who was penalised on three occasions and was therefore disqualified to gift the runaway leaders of the medal table their gold seventh medal in Düsseldorf. Read more

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Exciting road to Tokyo of Dominic Ressel

20 Feb 2019 16:30

Germany have a long and storied tradition of success in the U81kg weight category. From 2003 world champion Florian Wanner, to 2008 Olympic silver and 2012 Olympic champion Ole Bischof, to European medallist, World Team medallist and Grand Slam winner Sven Maresch and now 2017 world champion Alexander Wieczerzak and Paris Grand Slam gold medallist Dominic Ressel. Read more

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Result City Date
3Odivelas16 Nov
3Abu Dhabi25 Oct
7Tokyo28 Aug
3Hohhot25 May
3Düsseldorf22 Feb

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