Ami Kondo Judoka

Ami Kondo

Ami Kondo

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:9 May 1995 (24 years)
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Ami Kondo was World Champion seniors in 2014 in Chelyabinsk. Later she won the World Junior Championships U21 in 2014 in Miami. In 2015 she won bronze at the senior worlds in Astana and bronze in 2017. One of the youngest ever World Champions. She won the Grand Slam of Tokyo in 2015 and IJF Masters in 2016 and silver in 2018. Olympic bronze medallist in 2016 in Rio. She won gold at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg and Tokyo and in Paris in 2019.
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34-year old Miryam Roper qualifies for the final in Ekaterinburg

20 May 2017 12:35

The first day of the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg delivered quite some surprises but an equal distribution of the final position among a number of strong judo nations. The Russian athletes showing good results, especially in the women’s categories where they seemed to get more grip to take some of the medals this year. Brazil and Japan are the two other outperforming nations so far in the tournament. Read more

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Nagase and Wolf earn ticket to World Championships

2 Apr 2017 17:05

Rio Olympic bronze medalist Takanori Nagase secured his fourth straight national invitational weight class championship on Sunday and a place in this summer’s world championships in the men’s U81kg division. Read more

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Jeong BoKyeong changes silver into gold in Paris

11 Feb 2017 18:05

Korean Jeong BoKyeong finally takes a gold medal. After taking silver at Grand Prix in Almaty, The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and the Grand Slam in Tokyo, she took revenge today in Paris against Munkhbat Urantsetseg of Mongolia. The former world champion Urantsetseg came into the competition as her team’s most experienced judoka in Paris and gave it her all as always but came up short against Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Jeong Bokyeong (KOR). Read more

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Munkhbat Urantsetseg claims unique gold at Grand Slam Tokyo

2 Dec 2016 13:05

The category U48kg was the only category without any Japanese in the final. In fact all other categories had an All Japanese final, but today at the Grand Slam in Tokyo Former world champion Munkhbat Urantsetseg and Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Jeong Bo-Kyeong (KOR) qualified. Munkhbat won her first event outside her homeland in 2016. Read more

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Japanese women sharpen the knives for Tokyo Grand Slam

1 Dec 2016 10:55

This weekend the Grand Slam of Tokyo is held, traditionally the last major event in the Tour. Some of the athletes are back after a period of rest after the Olympic Games. A period of transition between a cycle that ends, which saw the crowning of 14 new Olympic Champions, and a new one that begins. Read more