- Born:10 October 1998 (22 years)
Japanese judo talent Haruka Funakubo is the only triple Junior World Champion in the world. She won the world titles in 2015, 2017 and 2018 and the mixed team world title for Juniors. The young judoka also won the World team title with Japan. She won the European Open in Sofia in 2017. In 2018 she took gold at the European Open in Rome. She claimed a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018 and bronze at the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg in 2019.