Chizuru Arai Judoka

Chizuru Arai

Chizuru Arai

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:1 November 1993 (24 years)
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World Ranking leader Chizuru Arai won the world title in 2017 in Budapest as well as the first World mixed team title. She had won the World Team title with Japan in 2013. She was silver medallist of the World Juniors in 2013 in Ljubljana U70kg and won the Euro Open in Sofia and Grand Prix Dusseldorf in 2015. In 2013 she had already won the Grand Slam of Tokyo and Grand Slam in Tyumen in 2016. In 2017 she won the Grand Slam in Paris and Grand Prix Düsseldorf. She took silver in Tokyo.
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Sanne Van Dijke victorious over former world number one for the Netherlands

26 May 2018 14:35

Dutch woman Sanne Van Dijke defeated Kelita Zupancic of Canada to win the U70kg gold medal which was her first on the Grand Prix Hohhot stage. Van Dijke conquered Canada’s former world number one to capture her country’s first medal at the Hohhot Grand Prix 2018 in a category which always delivers for the Netherlands. Read more

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Sally Conway closes gap of 15 years without British gold

11 Feb 2018 18:05

Olympic bronze medallist Sally Conway of Great Britain recorded one of the finest wins of her career with a riveting performance as the tenacious Briton battled past world champion Arai Chizuru (JPN) in the final. Read more

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World Ranking leader Chiruzu Arai can last for years U70kg

3 Jan 2018 14:30

If you win Paris, Düsseldorf, the World title, the world team title and silver at the Grand Slam in Tokyo, one can say that Chizuru Arai had a great year. As World Ranking leader she tops the category U70kg followed by Portela, Alvear and a bunch of judoka of the new generation. Arai is one of them. Read more

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Which World Ranking Leaders take 50,000 dollars?

18 Dec 2017 17:05

The leaders of the IJF World Ranking per 17 December after the World Masters in St. Petersburg will receive an extra bonus of 50,000 dollar for each category. For many this will be an extra year salary besides the usual price money in the IJF World Tour. Never the IJF rewarded an amount of 700,000 as bonus at the end of the year. Read more

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1800 points and dollars for grab for the Masters winner in St. Petersburg

12 Dec 2017 09:05

One IJF World Tour event to go this year, the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg and still anything can happen to be ranked first in the World Ranking, good for 50,000 bonus dollars for the leader of 2017. Some of the top athletes will go to Russia to defend their world ranking position and to gain a good starting position for 2018 when the Olympic Qualification will start. 1800 points are for grab in St. Petersburg for the winner. Enough to shake up the current world ranking. Read more

Result City Date
3Hohhot26 May
2Fukuoka7 Apr
2Paris11 Feb
1Budapest2017
2Tokyo2017

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