Distria Krasniqi Judoka

Distria Krasniqi

Distria Krasniqi

  • Country:Kosovo
  • Born:10 December 1995 (24 years)
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Distria Krasniqi claimed a bronze medal at the 2019 World Championships U48kg. She was World Junior Champion for Kosova U52kg. Krasniqi won Grand Prix gold in Samsun, Antalya and The Hague. Krasniqi won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017, silver in 2019 and gold in 2020. She became European U23 Champion in 2017. Vice European Champion in 2018. Krasniqi won the World Masters in 2018 and 2019 in Guangzhou and Qingdao.
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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Distria Krasniqi

23 Apr 2020 08:35

World bronze medallist Distria Krasniqi of Kosovo is surprised all of us going back from U52kg to U48kg. She is one of the leading ladies in this category. The Junior World Champion of 2015 was a promise from the start of her career. Driton Kuka made a diamond of “Disi” who has other talents too and is very musical. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy asked her about all her skills which is music in our ears. Read more

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The next step: Self isolation by the Kosovan team

17 Mar 2020 12:05

The Kosovo Olympic Judo Team is Quarantined, Isolated in a Training Room. The Kosovo judo team has been self-isolating as it prepares for the Tokyo Olympics. Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi, four other judokas and five staff members have closed themselves in at a training center in Peja, 85 kilometers (50 miles) west of Pristina. Read more

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Distria Krasniqi steps in for Kelmendi

8 Feb 2020 18:10

World Judo Masters winner Distria Krasniqi of Kosovo defeated Olympic silver medallist Odette Giuffrida (ITA) as a late replacement for her injured teammate and Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi (KOS). Read more

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Distria Krasniqi retains Masters crown for Kosovo

12 Dec 2019 13:05

Defending champion Distria Krasniqi of Kosovo defeated world number 33 of Mongolia Ganbaatar Narantsetseg to keep the U48kg Masters title in Kosovo. Krasniqi launched the Mongolian outsider on the edge of the area after Masters debutant Ganbaatar was on the receiving end of a utsuri-goshi for a waza-ari score in the second minute of golden score as Kosovo struck first in Qingdao. Read more

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Judo teen Daria Bilodid claims second world title on Olympic ground

25 Aug 2019 15:35

Ukraine super champion Daria Bilodid is the youngest world judo champion of all time who successfully defended her world title as she won a thrilling rematch of the 2018 final against former world champion Funa Tonaki on home soil. Bilodid couldn’t be believe the achievement in the Nippon Budokan. “I can’t believe it, I know once, but two? For now I have too many emotions. Fighting Funa Tonaki is very hard, now it was in Tokyo. I felt a big pressure and many fans from Japan.” Read more

Result City Date
1Paris8 Feb
1Qingdao2019
3Tokyo2019
2Budapest2019
1Antalya2019

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