Rafael Buzacarini Judoka

Rafael Buzacarini

Rafael Buzacarini

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:6 October 1991 (28 years)
  • Popularity
Brazilian Rafael Buzacarini won Pan American Open's and took several medals at major events such as Grand Prix Miami, Almaty, Qingdao, Dusseldorf and Brasilia. He won bronze in 2013 at the FISU Universiade. Bronze at the Panam Championships in 2014. In 2015 Buzacarini won silver at the Grand Slam of Paris. He claimed bronze at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2017 and silver in 2019. He took bronze at the 2018 Grand Prix in Cancun. He clinched a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Antalya in 2019.
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Peter Paltchik back with gold in Tel Aviv

26 Jan 2020 09:50

The first of the two most anticipated finals in Tel Aviv, positioned the silver medalist of the World Junior Championships 2015, Leonardo Goncalves of Brazil, and the world number 7, homeplayer Peter Paltchik against each other, Peter supported by a whole people. A little slow at the beginning of the day, Paltchik gradually increased in power to deliver an anthology match in the semi-final against world medalist Karl-Richard Frey (GER). Read more

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Kentaro Iida honours coach Inoue with gold

9 Oct 2019 09:05

In the final of the men’s U100kg at Brasilia’s Grand Slam Kentaro Iida (WRL 15) had the measure of Rafael Buzacarini (BRA-WRL-22) as the Japanese youngster impressed his coach and legendary champion Inoue Kosei. The 21-year-old, who has often been dubbed the ‘new Inoue’, has a devastating uchi-mata just like this mentor but it was his morote-seoi-nage which earned his second Grand Slam gold medal with 64 seconds remaining on the clock. Read more

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Frenchman Alexandre Iddir earns third Grand Prix title

7 Apr 2019 17:10

Tel Aviv Grand Prix winner Alexandre Iddir of France this defeated Tbilisi Grand Prix silver medallist Rafael Buzacarini (BRA) to win his country’s first gold medal at the Grand Prix in Antalya. World number 22 Iddir pulled away from his Brazilian adversary in golden score as Buzacarini had to attack with two shidos to his name and he got caught with a ko-uchi-gari for ippon. Read more

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Kazbek Zankishiev salvages gold for Russia

31 Mar 2019 17:25

Russian Kazbek Zankishiev won his country’s first and only gold medal in Tbilisi as he prevailed against a shot-shy Cancun Grand Prix bronze medallist Rafael Buzacarini (BRA). The Brazilian had never won an IJF gold medal and you could see why on this showing as he picked up three shidos to gift the gold medal to the Russian Hohhot Grand Prix silver medallist who now has a hat-trick of Grand Prix titles. Read more

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Russia’s Niiaz Bilalov produces perfect outing for first Grand Prix gold medal

15 Oct 2018 10:05

Niiaz Bilalov of Russia won all four of his contests by ippon to win his first Grand Prix title. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner from Russia defeated Ekaterinburg Grand Slam bronze medallist Laurin Boehler (AUT) after 44 seconds of golden score with a ko-uchi-gake which earned ippon. Read more

Result City Date
3Tel Aviv25 Jan
2Brasilia2019
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3Tokyo2019
7Montreal2019

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