Christa Deguchi Judoka

Christa Deguchi

Christa Deguchi

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:29 October 1995 (23 years)
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Canadian judoka Christa Deguchi won bronze at the World Championships in Baku in 2018 as first Canadian woman. She won a gold medal at the Grand Prix in Jeju in 2013 U57kg. She won several IJF medals at a young age. She won two World Junior Championships medals and gold with the team of Japan. Japan-Canadian parents and speaks English fluently. She won the Grand Slam in Paris, Pan American title and Grand Prix in Hohhot and Zagreb both in the final against Jessica Klimkait (CAN).
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Christa Deguchi defeats Jessica Klimkait in all-Canadian final

9 Feb 2019 20:05

Canadian Christa Deguchi successfully defended her Paris title with a win over teammate and World Judo Masters bronze medallist Jessica Klimkait in the U57kg final. The duo are locked in a battle for Canada’s one potential spot at the Olympics next year with both ranked well inside the world’s top 10 on the IJF ranking list. Read more

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Guaranteed battle with top 8 of the World Ranking U57kg

13 Dec 2018 21:30

Again the category U57kg will be interesting to see with World Champion Yoshida Tsukasa (JPN) in the field as well as the full top eight of the IJF world ranking of this category including two Canadians who have been successful this year. Osaka winner Klimkait will be eager to keep the pace of her last victory, but in such field, the winner will be a true judo queen. Read more

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Women's division U57kg packed with top players

23 Nov 2018 18:05

The U57kg division at the 2018 Osaka Grand Slam is jam-packed with lots of exciting players, including new ones as well as gold title defenders, a bit of a rarity in the sport, as both groups will fight their contests. Who are the ones to look out for? Read more

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Tsukasa Yoshida beats Smythe-Davis, Deguchi and the odds

22 Sep 2018 15:45

The World Championships final for women U57kg was a surprise between Nekoda Smythe Davis of Great Britain and Tsukasa Yoshida of Japan. It was the first opportunity for a British woman to take the World title in 20 years. Her coach Kate Howey won the title in 1997. Read more

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Women U57kg: Dorsjuren and Deguchi on course for the final

22 Sep 2018 12:50

The morning session of the World Championships in Baku showed some great judo again. In the women’s U57kg no super surprises though as the pools delivered the favourites on top, but obviously there were more than 8 class judoka acting on the tatami. Read more

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Result City Date
1Paris9 Feb
5Osaka2018
3Baku2018
3Budapest2018
1Zagreb2018

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