Chang-Rim An Judoka

Chang-Rim An

Chang-Rim An

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:2 March 1994 (25 years)
  • Popularity
Korean judoka An Chang-Rim won bronze at the 2015 and 2017 World Championships. An was World Junior Champion in 2014 in Miami. He won the Paris Grand Slam in 2016 and became World #1. In 2015 he added the Universiade U66kg and won the Grand Slam Abu Dhabi. An was born in Japan, his parents live in Kyoto. He won silver at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017, Grand Prix in Antalya and bronze at the World Masters in Guangzhou. in 2019 he won gold in Antalya. IJF World Ranking Leader U66kg in 2018.
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Korea vs 41 hungry Italians at European Open Rome

17 Feb 2017 20:35

An Baul is likely attract the most attention at this weekend’s European Open in Rome. The Korean World Champion and Olympic finalist leads the seeding list at U66kg among 51 men. Italian Fabio Basile took the Olympic title in this category in Rio, but Basile is still enjoying his post Olympic rest period, and he’s right. Without Korean An Chang-rim, perhaps Guillaume Chaine (FRA) will be the man to beat at U73kg. So, the first day in Rome, the Korean judoka will likely set the tone. Read more

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Hashimoto wins back-to-back Slams to chase down An Changrim

11 Feb 2017 18:40

Japanese World Judo Masters winner Shoichi Hashimoto illustrated that he is more than a high-quality deputy for the absent Olympic and world champion Ono Shohei (JPN) and a world contender in his own right as he won his fifth successive competition. Read more

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The Olympic effect on most popular judoka on instagram

19 Aug 2016 10:10

The Olympic Games always have a huge effect on the social media of the athletes. Most accounts are increasing but some are really exploding where there’s obviously a connection between the results. Paula Pareto had a more than average account with 16,000 followers, but exploded after her Olympic title to 109,000 followers. Teddy Riner was the biggest active judoka on twitter with over 120,000 followers but now gained another 25,000. Almost 80 percent of all Olympic medallist have an instagram account. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview Men U73kg

8 Aug 2016 11:40

Shohei Ono of Japan is the absolute favourite for the Olympic title on 8 August. However, nothing is as it seems at Olympic level. Ono threw Riner at a training camp, but throwing his opponents in Rio may be tougher. In 2012, Russia won a second gold medal thanks to Mansur Isaev. With Isaev being unable to defend his title as he misses the Olympics, it’s about time that Ono takes credit of his reputation. Read more

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Koreans optimistic with aim for 3 gold medals in Rio

21 Jun 2016 12:50

With the Rio de Janeiro Summer Games less than 50 days away, South Korean judokas will focus on beating their rivals from Japan and improving their stamina to do so, the national team head coach said. Seo Jung-Bok said the South Korean national judo team is in the home stretch for the Rio Games and instead of building up skills, the athletes are concentrating on maintaining their form and analyzing their toughest opponents. Read more

Result City Date
2Fujairah2019
1Antalya2019
1Budapest2018
3Guangzhou2018
3Baku2018

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