Hifumi Abe Judoka

Hifumi Abe

Hifumi Abe

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:9 August 1997 (23 years)
  • Popularity
Hifume Abe became World Champion in 2018 in Baku and 2017 in Budapest. He took bronze in Tokyo in 2019. Abe became well known since he won the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in 2014. He fought the World Junior Championships final in 2014. Won silver at the World Cadet Championships in Miami. He won the Grand Slam in Tyumen and Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016 as youngest winner. In 2017 he won the Grand Slams in Paris, Tokyo, Ekaterinburg and Düsseldorf. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019.
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Hifumi Abe's Sode

15 Aug 2020 12:15

When you think of Hifumi Abe (JPN), morote-seoi-nage normally comes to mind. But he's also a sode-tsurikomi-goshi expert and he can do many combinations off his unique sode movement (e.g. osoto, kouchi, tai-otoshi). Oon Yeoh analysed the outstanding Japanese specialist. Read more

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Youth Olympic Games postponed to 2026

16 Jul 2020 10:20

Young judoka will be disappointed as Senegal and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022 to 2026. The Youth Olympic Games were first held in 2010 in Singapore and many young athletes gained experience at Olympic level with all circumstances. In 2014 the Games were held in Nanjing and in 2018 in Buenos Aires. Read more

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Get your tsukuri right then the kuzushi will happen

12 Jun 2020 11:40

How important is your kuzushi in judo. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy explains of Kuzushi is really one of the keys in current judo. Is kuzushi necessary in order to throw an opponent? You would think the answer would be an obvious yes, but this question requires a more nuanced answer. Read more

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The 5 most successful judo cadets at senior level

1 Apr 2020 09:50

Have you always wondered what is the relevance of Cadet World or Continental Championships? We would like to point out for you the most successful cadets who became our current stars. The Cadet World Championships were held for the first time in 2009 and in total six editions. Who grew from talent to world senior level domination. Read more

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Abe Hifumi match sister Uta with Düsseldorf gold

21 Feb 2020 19:50

Former world champion Abe Hifumi (JPN) secured his eighth Grand Slam title after a thrilling final against World Judo Masters bronze medallist Vazha Margvelashvili (GEO). Abe lived dangerously in the opening minute as he was inches away from going behind to a ko-soto-gari and was almost caught with an ura-nage. Read more

Result City Date
1Düsseldorf21 Feb
1Osaka2019
1Tokyo2019
3Tokyo2019
2Fukuoka2019

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