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.

Shohei Ono back to his best in Düsseldorf

24 Feb 2018 19:15

Olympic champion Ono Shohei of Japan was back to his brilliant best as he won all six contests in Germany to return to the medal podium for the first time since Rio 2016. Ono was matched against silver medallist Rustam Orujov (AZE) in a rematch of the Olympic final and the outcome was the same as the Japanese superstar was back with vengeance after a short-lived comeback at the Tokyo Grand Slam in December. Read more


Shohei Ono steals the show at second day in Düsseldorf

24 Feb 2018 18:45

Shohei Ono is back! In a repetition of the Olympic final of Rio, this time Ono convincingly captured the gold at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf. The Japanese men rule in this category but it’s clear that also Rustam Orujov is at an unprecedented level. Not even 90 seconds it took before Ono struck by ippon. Ono was the showmaker today in the ISS Dome. Read more


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

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Olympic Champion Ono Shohei set to return at Tokyo Grand Slam

21 Nov 2017 10:45

The IJF World Judo Tour will now head to Asia for the fifth and final Grand Slam of the year in Tokyo next month. Olympic champion and two-time world champion Ono Shohei (JPN), who is widely regarded as being the best pound-for-pound judoka in the world, makes his return at the Tokyo Grand Slam and will appear in his new gold backpatch for the first time. Read more


Triple World Champion Masashi Ebinuma steps up to U73kg

6 Jul 2017 16:25

Masashi Ebinuma, who claimed judo Olympic bronze medals in the men’s 66kg division at the last two Olympics, will compete at 73kg. Read more

Result City Date
3Fukuoka7 Apr
1Düsseldorf24 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016

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