Jessica Klimkait Judoka

Jessica Klimkait

Jessica Klimkait

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:31 December 1996 (24 years)
  • Popularity
Canadian judoka Jessica Klimkait captured gold at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018. Jessica won Grand Slam gold in Osaka in 2018 and in Düsseldorf in 2020. In 2013 she became World Cadet Champion U18 in 2013 in Miami. Jessica took 14 IJF World Tour medals including 4 victories. She took bronze at the 2018 and 2019 World Masters. Klikait took silver at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2019. She won the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2019. She took gold at the Grand Slam in Budapest in 2020. She took bronze at
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Tsukasa Yoshida back with gold at IJF Judo Masters

12 Jan 2021 07:35

Being world number one Jessica Klimkait of Canada had a great card to play to consolidate her role as world leader. However, she found in her path an increasingly successful Frenchwoman Sarah Leonie Cysique (FRA), whose technical outbursts had impressed during the 2019 world championships, although she could not climb on the podium. Read more

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Canadian Battle Royale: Deguchi vs Klimkait

10 Dec 2020 20:30

While the world of judo is anxiously awaiting the grudge match to play out between Joshiro Maruyama and Hifumi Abe this Sunday, there’s another one brewing over in Canada between Christa Deguchi and Jessica Klimkait, for a spot on the Canadian Olympic team. Read more

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Expected winners and Russian domination at first day Budapest

23 Oct 2020 22:00

It was a strange feeling seeing the athletes with nose masks on the podium. We felt a smile but we couldn’t see it. The first day of the Grand Slam of Budapest delivered top winners like nothing happened for the last 8 months. Without the Hungarian fans it was a different atmosphere in the Laszlo Papp venue. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Jessica Klimkait

31 Mar 2020 11:00

Three times IJF World Tour gold medalist, Jessica Klimkait, is one of Canada's top prospects for the Tokyo Olympics. She is currently No. 2 in the Olympic qualifications ranking, so Jessica has obviously qualified. But to be her country's pick for the Games (now rescheduled to the summer of 2021), she needs to overcome her domestic rival, whom she has yet beat. This could have been her year. Judocrazy’s Oon Yeoh spoke to the Canadian. Read more

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Canada, Australia and Poland withdraw from the Games in 2020

23 Mar 2020 09:15

Canada, Australia and Poland will not send athletes to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo because of the risks associated with the coronavirus outbreak, the Olympic committees for both countries said in separate statements. All countries' Olympic committees also are calling for the Games to be postponed until 2021. Read more

Result City Date
3Doha11 Jan
1Budapest2020
1Düsseldorf2020
7Paris2020
3Qingdao2019

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