Shohei Ono Judoka

Shohei Ono

Shohei Ono

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:3 February 1992 (26 years)
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Shohei Ono of Japan is the 2016 Olympic Champion of Rio. He became World Champion in 2015 in Astana and 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. Ono won the World Junior Championships U20 in 2011 in Cape Town. Ono Shohei won the Grand Prix in Dusseldorf in 2015, 2016 and Grand Slam in 2018. He captured gold at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018.

Top battles in 2019 U73kg: Soichi Hashimoto vs Shohei Ono

2 Jan 2019 13:05

With the rise of young champions there’s more talk of dream contests than ever before with the long-time stars of the IJF World Judo Tour and reigning Olympic champions poised to do battle. Read more


Shohei Ono pips Ebinuma in dream clash

24 Nov 2018 15:35

Rio 2016 Olympic champion Ono Shohei had the measure of three-time world champion and double Olympic bronze medallist Ebinuma Masashi in arguably the best contest of the Osaka Grand Slam thus far. The long-time teammates have been rivals since Ebinuma moved up to U73kg earlier this year and Ono, the thrower of throwers, lost out to the U66kg ace at the All Japan Championships in April by ippon. Read more


Super thrower Shohei Ono back in the IJF World Tour

22 Nov 2018 17:15

For judofans Shohei Ono was one the biggest sensations of the Olympic Games. Due to injuries we haven’t seen him fighting too much but he will be back at the Osaka Judo Grand Slam 2018, the fifth and final Grand Slam of the season, held at the Maruzen Intec Arena, Japan. Read more


Preview men Grand Slam Osaka

22 Nov 2018 12:35

For the first time the IJF World Tour is welcomed in Osaka. The Japanese city hosted Asian Championships in the past and the 2003 World Championships. Obviously the expectations for the Japanese team are high this weekend and with Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy we preview the men’s tournament with the major favourites. Read more


Reaction by Shohei Ono on victory against An at Asian Games

2 Sep 2018 14:15

Shohei Ono put on a show at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, winning four of the five matches by ippon. By doing so, he nabbed a gold medal in the men’s U73kg judo competition. Read more

Result City Date
1Rio de Janeiro2016

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