Shori Hamada Judoka

Shori Hamada

Shori Hamada

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:25 September 1990 (29 years)
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Japanese judoka Shori Hamada became World Champion in 2018 in Baku but lost the world final in 2019. She won the Grand Slam in Tokyo and took the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017. She won the Grand Prix in Qingdao in 2015. Hamada won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tyumen in 2015. She won her first World Cup in 2014 in Glasgow. She won gold at the European Open in Oberwart in 2017. She claimed bronze at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018. In 2019 she won the Grand Prix in Montreal.
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Team World Championships reactions

1 Sep 2019 18:00

The final for team between Japan and France delivered a few excellent battles. Key match was between former double World Champion Chizuru Arai and current World Champion Marie-Eve Gahie of France. It was Arai who defeated the French world champ. Read more

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Malonga seals France’s third gold medal in as many days

30 Aug 2019 17:15

Madeleine Malonga is the new World Champion U78kg. In the Budokan in Tokyo the French woman defeated defending world champion Hamada Shori of Japan who conceded her world crown to Malonga. The French team now captured three gold medal. Malonga followed the success of her teammates Clarisse Agbegnenou (U63kg) and Marie Eve Gahie (U70kg) who won gold on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. Read more

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Hamada Shori dominates U78kg category in Montreal

8 Jul 2019 00:15

There was no doubt that the reigning World Champion, Hamada Shori, was the undisputed favorite in the category. She won all her preliminary rounds by ippon, successively defeating Sophie Berger (BEL), Teresa Zenker (GER) and Vanessa Chala (ECU). In the final she was opposed to Russian Aleksandra Babintseva, bronze medalist of the last world championships. Read more

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Luise Malzahn beats the odds and Anna Maria Wagner

12 May 2019 17:05

German judoka Luise Malzahn of Germany shocked teammate and Antalya Grand Prix winner Anna Maria Wagner as she earned her second Grand Slam title against her younger, more fancied teammate. Germany’s 21-time Grand Prix medallist recorded her first international win over Wagner in comprehensive fashion with a harai-makikomi and a o-uchi-gari stunning the world number eight who now has a battle on her hands to be picked for Tokyo 2020. Read more

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Top earners in the IJF World Judo Tour 2018

24 Dec 2018 10:45

Being a judoka is not the financially most solid occupation. Not a surprise to many despite the increasing prize money awarded by the IJF in the IJF World Tour. The absolute top players cannot even get a year salary. However the prize money is for sure an appreciation of the hard work and investments. Read more

Result City Date
2Osaka24 Nov
1Tokyo1 Sep
2Tokyo30 Aug
1Montreal5 Jul
3Baku12 May

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