Antonio Esposito Judoka

Antonio Esposito

Antonio Esposito

  • Country:Italy
  • Born:18 November 1994 (24 years)
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Italian judoka Antonio Esposito won the World Junior Championships U21 in 2013 in Ljubljana. In 2014 he won the European U23 Championships, in 2015 he finished with silver. Antonio captured a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017. He won European Championships bronze in 2018 in Tel Aviv. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in The Hague in 2018.
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Without Muki the category U81kg is open for predators

21 Jun 2019 08:05

Without Israelian star Sagi Muki the European Championships title U81kg is open for anyone. Muki is the biggest prospect for World gold in Tokyo for Israel. In their successful team Muki continues to grow towards the absolute highest level U81kg. However the Israelians chose not go to the European Games and have selected the Grand Prix in Budapest which is the first European event for 100% qualification points. The European Games will only deliver 700 points for the winner but deducted with 50% next year. Read more

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Brilliant Bulgarian Ivaylo Ivanov spoils Dutch dreams

17 Nov 2018 21:40

Ivaylo Ivanov of Bulgaria reinvigorated his career with gold on Saturday as he left home hero and two-time Grand Slam winner Frank De Wit (NED) in tears. Ivanov returned to an IJF medal podium for the first time in 18 months with a come-from-behind win over world number two De Wit who was overzealous and perhaps overawed by the occasion as he fought in a Grand Prix final for the first time in front of his home fans. Read more

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Sagi Muki sets Tel Aviv judo crowd on fire

27 Apr 2018 18:30

The home crowd in Tel Aviv had high expectation for Sagi Muki of Israel to win gold in a relative new weight category U81kg. Muki won European Games gold in 2015 U73kg but could convert success in his category U81kg. However with the European top present in Tel Aviv that assignment was not easy. Read more

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Attila Ungvari books most valuable victory with World Tour gold

30 Sep 2017 19:35

Perhaps it was his biggest victory ever, Attila Ungvari captured the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb U81kg. Ungvari who won the European U23 title 2010 won four World Cups in between but never a gold in the World Tour. On Saturday she added another milestone in his 10 years career. Although he was the number one seed in Zagreb, he defeated his four opponents by the book. Read more

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Korea vs 41 hungry Italians at European Open Rome

17 Feb 2017 20:35

An Baul is likely attract the most attention at this weekend’s European Open in Rome. The Korean World Champion and Olympic finalist leads the seeding list at U66kg among 51 men. Italian Fabio Basile took the Olympic title in this category in Rio, but Basile is still enjoying his post Olympic rest period, and he’s right. Without Korean An Chang-rim, perhaps Guillaume Chaine (FRA) will be the man to beat at U73kg. So, the first day in Rome, the Korean judoka will likely set the tone. Read more

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Result City Date
5Minsk23 Jun
7Paris9 Feb
7Tel Aviv24 Jan
3The Hague2018
5Zagreb2018

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