Amandine Buchard Judoka

Amandine Buchard

Amandine Buchard

  • Country:France
  • Born:12 July 1995 (23 years)
  • Popularity
Amandine Buchard acts at World level since her 16th when she won bronze at the Cadet Worlds. She won World Junior bronze in 2013 and the World Junior title in 2014, just after she took World bronze in Chelyabinsk and in 2018 in Baku. She won more than 15 medals in the IJF World Tour. She won the Europa League with Red Star Champigny in 2018. IJF World Ranking Leader U52kg in 2018. Silver at the 2018 IJF World Masters. She clinched gold Grand Prix in Marrakech and Grand Slam Baku in 2019.
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World number one Amandine Buchard takes precious gold in Baku

10 May 2019 20:05

French world number one Amandine Buchard (FRA) won U52kg gold in Azerbaijan as former world champion Shishime Ai (JPN) picked up a knee injury during their final and could no longer continue. Five-time Grand Prix winner Buchard claimed her first Grand Slam title at the expense of the unfortunate Japanese who took silver at the Worlds last year. Read more

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Spanish lightweights inspired by competition in Baku

10 May 2019 14:40

At the first day of the Grand Slam in Baku the Spanish team battles for the gold in a surprising category U48kg. Although Julia Figueroa dominates the class for years, new kids on the block have arrived and this time Laura Martinez Abelenda reached the final where she will battle for gold against Figueroa. Abelenda who was always so close to a medal at various age levels, now breaks through the barriers with a victory over Catarina Costa of Portugal. Read more

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World number one Amandine Buchard Nordmeyer still rules

8 Mar 2019 19:00

French World number one Amandine Buchard Nordmeyer lived up to her ranking with victory in the U52kg category. The French star conquered Tashkent Grand Prix bronze medallist Ana Perez Box (ESP) to clinch her fifth Grand Prix gold medal and to extend her advantage at the top of the weight category. Read more

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Prize money for judo IJF Ranking leaders

30 Jan 2019 10:25

The IJF have announced that it will award a prize money bonus for 2018 year-end leaders of the World Ranking List. The IJF will award a bonus prize money pot of $220,000 with the male and female judoka with the most ranking points for the calendar year each scooping $50,000 apiece. Read more

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Major changes in the World Ranking

17 Dec 2018 10:55

The final U60kg at the Masters in Guangzhou was an interesting one. The numbers one and two of the World Ranking list fought each-other. Robert Mshvidobadze won the Masters and defeated his Georgian rival Amiran Papinashvili. Read more

Result City Date
1Baku10 May
1Marrakech8 Mar
1Budapest2018
2Guangzhou2018
1Bucharest2018

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