Rafael Buzacarini Judoka

Rafael Buzacarini

Rafael Buzacarini

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:6 October 1991 (27 years)
  • Popularity
Brazilian Rafael Buzacarini won Pan American Open's and took several medals at major events such as Grand Prix Miami, Almaty, Qingdao and Dusseldorf. 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 won silver at the European Open in Lisbon in 2017. He claimed bronze at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2017. He claimed a bronze medal at the 2018 Grand Prix in Cancun.

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


Russian Kazbek Zankishiev becomes a stable medal hunter

2 Apr 2017 17:10

Russia added a second gold in the men's division as Kazbek Zankishiev took the gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in his category U100kg with a strange end of the final. Read more


Axel Clerget starts year well with victory in Lisbon

5 Feb 2017 17:50

Is was a good weekend for the Clerget Family. Axel is still in shape and won the European Open in Lisbon; Arthur Clerget won the Belgian Open in Vise. Axel was the man in Odivelas close, to Lisbon, winning the category U90kg. Read more


Brazil announces super team for Olympic Games

2 Jun 2016 11:10

The Brazilian Judo Federation has unveiled the team for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Most of the team was known, but some decisions had to be taken in regard to the categories for men U60kg, U100kg and +100kg. In the men’s lightweights Felipe Kitadai was chosen over Eric Takabatake. Read more

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Elkhan Mammadov convinces with Grand Prix gold

15 May 2016 17:15

Former world champion Elkhan Mammadov of Azerbaijan defeated Samsun Grand Prix silver medallist Rafael Buzacarini of Brazil in the U100kg final for a highly-popular result as the winner had a considerable travelling party of Azerbaijan fans behind him. Read more

Result City Date
5The Hague2018
7Abu Dhabi2017

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