- Born:9 August 1997 (20 years)
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.