David Moura Judoka

David Moura

David Moura

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:24 August 1987 (32 years)
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Brazilian heavyweight David Moura became World Championships silver medallist in 2017 in Budapest. He won the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg and became the world number one of the world. He won more than 25 World Cup medals. Moura won the Pan American Games in 2015 in Toronto. He won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2016. Moura won World Cup medals since 2010 in Paris, Abu Dhabi, Rio, Baku, Tokyo and Brasilia. He took a silver medal at the IJF Masters in 2017 and bronze in 2018.
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World number one Aleksandar Kukolj aiming for title prolongation in Tokyo

1 Dec 2017 14:15

Korea is by far the most successful country winning the Grand Slam title in Tokyo for men. Korean men have captured 11 titles since the first Grand Slam in 2008. Kim SungMin was the most successful wining three editions. Wang Ki-Chun won twice. Still it’s not easy for foreigners to win in the home of judo. Only 16 foreign men won the Grand Slam on Tokyo. Last year Aleksandar Kukolj (SRB) and Kirill Denisov (RUS) were in form. Read more

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Eight new World Ranking leaders set Japan back to the top

4 Sep 2017 13:10

On Monday the new IJF World Ranking was released with eight new world ranking leaders. Soichi Hashimoto (U73kg) and Sumiya Dorjsuren (U57kg) were number one last week and also won the world title. It’s not about the ranking but about the performance. Four male World Ranking leaders of last week didn’t make a medal, three women didn’t make a medal and heavyweight Slutskaya couldn’t participate in Budapest. We introduce the new Ranking leaders. Read more

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French superstar teddy Riner wins 9th world judo title

2 Sep 2017 21:05

French heavyweight king Teddy Riner of France fought for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics and looked like he had never been away. While the Frenchman remained the favourite for the title, there was high expectations from all as new challengers had emerged while he had been away and the rules had been modified during his absence. Read more

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Teddy Riner unseeded at the World Championships in Budapest

2 Sep 2017 09:20

Teddy Riner is not seeded at the World Championships in Budapest. Riner lost 50% of the Olympic points after a reduction last weekend. Same counts for Olympic runner-up Hisayoshi Harasawa who is now ranked tenth and only the first nine are seeded as Russian Andrey Volkov won't compete. Japanese Ojitani is the last seeded. The 14th place is Riner's lowest position ever. Read more

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Download the 10 challengers of Teddy Riner these World Championships

26 Aug 2017 14:25

Do you have doubts if Teddy Riner will take his ninth World title? Riner of France has been unbeaten since 2011, but he didn’t give anyone a chance since the Olympic Games and will make his comeback in Budapest. Although capable of big throws, he is always prepared to play a strategic game when confronted with tough opponents in the final of an important competition like the World Championships or the Olympics. Read more

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Result City Date
3Wuhan20 Oct
2Brasilia8 Oct
3Tokyo1 Sep
7Tokyo31 Aug
3Lima11 Aug

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