Chang-Rim An Judoka

Chang-Rim An

Chang-Rim An

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:2 March 1994 (26 years)
  • Popularity
Korean judoka An Chang-Rim became World Champion in 2018 Baku after having won bronze in 2015 and 2017. An was World Junior Champion in 2014 in Miami. He won the Paris Grand Slam in 2016 and became World #1 in the ranks. In 2015 An won the Grand Slam Abu Dhabi. An was born in Japan, his parents live in Kyoto. He took silver at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017 and Düsseldorf in 2020. An took bronze at the World Masters in Guangzhou. in 2019 he won gold in Antalya.
Paris Grand Slam

Paris Grand Slam promises huge battle in men's competition

5 Feb 2016 16:05

At the judo Grand Slam in Paris, the draw took place at the Accor Hotels Arena attended by coaches and media. Last year in October Japan took 4 gold medals at the Japanese have sent a super team again to Paris. Read more

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Japan-born An Chang-Rim aims to lift Korea at Rio Games

19 Jan 2016 21:05

A rising star in judo, born and bred in Japan, now presents a threat to the country that nurtured him into a world-class competitor. Kyoto-born An Chang Rim, competing for South Korea, finished second in the men’s 73-kilogram division at Grand Slam Tokyo in December, and the 21 year-old’s goal is now to knock off Japan at this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Read more

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Asian final won by Hiroyuki Akimoto

5 Dec 2015 09:25

For Japan's Hiroyuki Akimoto the Tokyo Grand Slam was about his last chance to be able to be taken seriously for the Rio Olympic qualification. But last year's Tokyo winner totally grabbed that chance with both hands and prolonged his title in Tokyo. Read more

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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

Result City Date
2Düsseldorf22 Feb
2Fujairah2019
1Antalya2019
1Budapest2018
3Guangzhou2018

Judo birthday

Ole Buth

Ole Buth (GER)
21 years