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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Three Kosovo women going for gold in Tashkent

9 Nov 2018 11:55

Some surprises in the morning session in Tashkent at the 2018 edition of the Tashkent Grand Prix in Uzbekistan. Tashkent isn’t that easy to take anymore, not ever for the usual medal catchers. Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh was one of the first victims of the day. Local favourite Sharafuddin Lutfillaev who was in the Grand Slam final this year, got stuck at the seventh place. Read more

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Lightweight women face huge competition at GP Tashkent

8 Nov 2018 15:00

The Grand Prix in Tashkent used to be a World Cup and later Grand Prix where easy points where for grab with low participants numbers, but that period is over with over 350 athletes ready to rock some points for Tokyo. Read more

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Mongolia’s Grand Prix maestro Urantsetseg Munkhbat wins sixth gold

28 Oct 2018 12:25

World number three Munkhbat Urantsetseg of Mongolia was back amongst the medals in Abu Dhabi after finishing fifth at the World Championships in September. The former world champion won her first gold medal in 12 months by pinning down Budapest Grand Prix bronze medallist Distria Krasniqi (KOS) for 20 seconds after initiating a sankaku turnover and was unrelenting in her committed finish to win the first final in the U.A.E. Read more

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Kosovo excited to have three finalists in Abu Dhabi

27 Oct 2018 14:20

Kosovo is represented in all of the first three lightweight finals at the Abu Grand Slam. Distria Krasniqi has chosen to fight in the U48kg category and has had to adjust accordingly but has already achieved good results, able to defeat Olympic Champion Paula Pareto in the semifinal after a hansokumake for Pareto. Read more

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Outstanding line-up with horrifying first round clashes U48kg

19 Sep 2018 15:20

The draw of the World Championships held in Baku delivered a few awesome matches in the first rounds. Some even horror matches as some of the expected favourites will meet each-other in a battle to continue the tournament or leave soon. Read more