- Born:30 October 1992 (26 years)
Jorge Fonseca became 2019 World Champion in the Budokan in Tokyo. He was born in Sao Tome and Principe (STP) in Africa. He booked many successes such as the European U23 title and 17 medals in the IJF World Tour. He won bronze at Grand Slams in Paris, Düsseldorf and Osaka. Jorge won the Champions League with Sporting Clube Portugal Lisbon in 2018. In 2019 he took bronze at the GP in Zagreb. With Portugal he took silver in the mixed team competition. Portugal’s first ever judo World Champion.