- Born:4 December 1998 (22 years)
Italian judoka Manuel Lombardo opened 2019 with a victory at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv. He won the IJF World Masters in 2019 in Qingdao. He became European Cadet Champion U18 in 2015. In 2017 he won the Junior European Cups in Lignano and La Coruna. He took bronze at the European Open in Oberwart in 2018. Lombardo was fifth at the 2019 World Championships. He took silver at the Grand Slam in Brasilia and gold in Abu Dhabi in 2019.