Hifumi Abe Judoka

Hifumi Abe

Hifumi Abe

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:9 August 1997 (20 years)
  • Popularity
Hifume Abe became World Champoion in 2017 in Budapest. He became 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. As a senior Abe won the Grand Prix Tashkent in 2015. He won the Kodokan Cup in Chiba in 2014. He won the Grand Slam in Tyumen and Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016 as youngest winner. In 2017 he won the Grand Slam in Paris and Grand SLam in Tokyo.
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Naohisa Takato and Hifumi Abe qualified to defend World titles in Baku

5 Jan 2018 16:05

Naohisa Takato and Hifumi Abe don’t have to worry anymore about their qualification for the World Championships this year in Baku. Both men became World Champion and both won the Grand Slam in Tokyo. New in the Japanese qualification rules is, if you won both, you are automatically qualified for the forthcoming World Championships. Both are also World Ranking leader. Read more

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Interview with judo siblings and super talents Hifumi and Uta Abe

3 Jan 2018 09:30

One of the most remarkable siblings in the world of judo are brother and sister Abe. Two world titles went to the same household in August as the Abe siblings both won gold and are now on the lips of everyone in Japan with Tokyo 2020 on the horizon. Hifumi Abe is the world champion U66kg, but his sister won the World junior title and is as lethal as her brother and became the youngest ever winner in the IJF World Tour. Get to know more about the Abe’s. Read more

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new order Hifumi Abe can dominate for a decade

28 Dec 2017 13:30

20-Year old Abe Hifumi is one of the sensations of this year. Abe became World Champion in Budapest and was definitely among the favourites in advance. Abe excelled this year with judo in style, an attractive judoka scoring the best ippons with classic throws. 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
1Budapest2017
1Tokyo2017
1Budapest2017
1Fukuoka2017
1Paris2017

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