Soichi Hashimoto Judoka

Soichi Hashimoto

Soichi Hashimoto

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:24 August 1991 (26 years)
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Soichi Hashimoto became the world champion in 2017 in Budapest. Hashimoto won the IJF World Masters in Guadalajara in 2016. In 2014 when he was quite unknown he won the European Open in Lisbon. He won the All Japan Championships in 2015 and the Kodokan Cup in 2015. Hashimoto took gold at the Grand Prix in Qingdao in 2015. In September 2016 he won the Taipei Open and Grand Slam of Tokyo in 2016. In 2017 he won the Grand Slam in Paris and Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg and added the world title.
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World champion Hashimoto retains Masters title to end 2017 on top

16 Dec 2017 20:20

World champion Hashimoto Soichi won his second World Judo Masters title in a row as he returned to the top of the podium after a minor blip at home when he won bronze at the Tokyo Grand Slam two weeks ago. The 26-year-old made sure that he will finish the year with number one spot on the World Ranking List to pocket a $50,000 bonus and all the bragging rights at home. Read more

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Top judoka at IJF Masters in St Petersburg

15 Dec 2017 17:45

Olympic champions Rafaela Silva and Khasan Khalmurzaev (RUS) will be in action at the last IJF World Tour event of the year. Along with world champions Hashimoto Soichi, Tonaki Funa (both JPN), Clarisse Agbegnenou (FRA) and Mayra Aguiar (BRA) who are all among a star-studded cast for IJF’s swansong in 2017. Top stars but also many sitting at home. Still some good matches to expect in St. Petersburg. Read more

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1800 points and dollars for grab for the Masters winner in St. Petersburg

12 Dec 2017 09:05

One IJF World Tour event to go this year, the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg and still anything can happen to be ranked first in the World Ranking, good for 50,000 bonus dollars for the leader of 2017. Some of the top athletes will go to Russia to defend their world ranking position and to gain a good starting position for 2018 when the Olympic Qualification will start. 1800 points are for grab in St. Petersburg for the winner. Enough to shake up the current world ranking. Read more

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Home youngster Tatsukawa wins as Ono pulls out and Hashimoto takes bronze

2 Dec 2017 12:20

Tatsukawa Arata was an unexpected winner of the U73kg category as he overcame a fellow surprise finalist in Hohhot Grand Prix silver medallist Arthur Margelidon (CAN). Japan was always expected to be triumphant in this category having won the world title at this wait every year since 2010 but the source of the gold medal was one of the biggest shocks of the 2017 season. Read more

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Eleven World Ranking leaders in the starting grid for Tokyo Grand Slam

1 Dec 2017 10:40

The Grand Slam in Tokyo will be looking forward to a clash between Olympic Champion Shohei Ono and World Champion Soichi Hashimoto in their category U73kg. Both stylists will likely only meet in the ideal final. The Grand Slam will host 61 nations including 417 athletes. Only the editions in 2014 and 2015 had more judoka. U73kg will have 46 judoka, only in 2015 there were more. Read more

Result City Date
1St. Petersburg16 Dec
3Tokyo2 Dec
1Budapest3 Sep
1Budapest30 Aug
1Ekaterinburg20 May

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