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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Elite surprised by Japanese Sato Saidai in Jeju

27 Nov 2015 10:50

So you take a random junior from Japan to Jeju, and he takes the victory. Clearly Sato Seidai wasn’t just a pick by Keiji Suzuki. The winner of the weight category U81kg, stunned some of the arrived names such as Attila Ungvari, Wang Ki-Chun (how about that), Joachim Bottieau, the winner of the GP Düsseldorf, Lee Sung-Ho and in the final Khasan Khalmurzaev. With first sight simple orthodox judo Sato captured the victory in Jeju almost 30 minutes of fighting. Read more

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An Chang-Rim second Korean to prolong Jeju title

27 Nov 2015 10:10

Korean World bronze medallist An Changrim successfully defended his 2014 Jeju crown with victory against Belgian two-time world bronze medallist Dirk Van Tichelt in the U73kg final. An, 21, the 2014 Junior world champion, spectacularly won the final in just 40 seconds with a majestic ko-uchi-gari for the maximum score. Read more

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An gives Korea medal boost in Abu Dhabi

31 Oct 2015 17:10

World bronze medallist An Changrim of Korea was in majestic form as he earned South Korea’s third gold medal of the competition. The 21-year-old hotshot, who only stepped up to the senior circuit a year ago, was unbeatable in Abu Dhabi as he showed his ippon judo to win four out of his five contests by the maximum score including the final against Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist Igor Wandtke of Germany. The German fighter was penalised with a shido for passivity before the South Korean launched forward into a ko-uchi-gari for ippon. Read more

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Japanese men defeat Korean by 3-2 in world team final

30 Aug 2015 16:05

Japan captured the double at the team event of the World Judo Championships in Astana. The two best teams of the individual tournament Japan and South Korea facing off in the final. 2014 World Champion, Ebinuma Masashi was opposed to the 2015 world champion An Ba-Ul. Ebinuma launched the first attacks and An was penalised for passivity. Using the same strategy of being always first on the hands and attacking non-stop. Read more

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Double joy for Japan, world title for Ono

26 Aug 2015 14:50

After 90 seconds in the match Ono hit Nakaya with good ashi-waza and combined his way to a waza-ari score. Nakaya was already awarded with a penalty so Ono had a luxury situation. Both fighters picked up another penalty but the world title was safely back in the hands of Ono who lost it in 2014 against Korean Lee Young-Jun. Read more

Result City Date
2Fujairah21 Apr
1Antalya5 Apr
1Budapest2018
3Guangzhou2018
3Baku2018

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