Shohei Ono Judoka

Shohei Ono

Shohei Ono

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:3 February 1992 (28 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. In 2019 he added his third world title in the Budokan against Rustam Orujov. 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, 2019 and 2020. He captured gold at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019.
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Get your tsukuri right then the kuzushi will happen

12 Jun 2020 11:40

How important is your kuzushi in judo. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy explains of Kuzushi is really one of the keys in current judo. Is kuzushi necessary in order to throw an opponent? You would think the answer would be an obvious yes, but this question requires a more nuanced answer. Read more

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Shohei Ono puts Olympic delay in perspective

15 Apr 2020 10:30

Japanese judoka Shohei Ono is taking the challenge of the unprecedented one-year Olympic postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic in his stride as he prepares to defend his 73-kilogram title on home soil next summer in Tokyo. Read more

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Shohei Ono wants to become coach after his career

10 Mar 2020 08:55

Shohei Ono is currently the most sensational judoka on the planet, probably in the last decade. He is on his way to his second Olympic gold medal, this time in own house. The IJF gave him some small questions to answer to get to know him better as a person behind his judo personality. Read more

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Japan Judo Federation announces draft Olympic team

27 Feb 2020 10:25

The All Japan Judo Federation announced for most categories the selection for the team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The host nation picked a 12-member team including reigning men’s U73kg Olympic champion Shohei Ono and back-to-back women’s U52kg world champion Uta Abe. Read more

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King Shohei Ono dominates the field in Düsseldorf

22 Feb 2020 18:05

Olympic and world champion Shohei Ono defeated former world champion An Changrim (KOR) to win U73kg gold in the most anticipated category on day two. Tenri University superstar Ono clinched his fifth Grand Slam title as the 2019 world champion beat the 2018 world champion in a closely-contested final between two of the biggest stars in the sport. Read more

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1Fukuoka2019
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