Genta Tanaka Judoka

Genta Tanaka

Genta Tanaka

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:8 February 1997 (23 years)
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Japanese judoka Genta Tanaka won silver at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Abu Dhabi. He also won the World Junior Team title with Japan in Abu Dhabi.

Strong team competition for Juniors in Brazil

6 May 2016 15:30

Amazing strong teams from Portugal, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Russia and Brazil are gathered in Bahia to have a Junior team competition. The competition started on Friday This new event in the calendar this year is organised by the Brazilian Judo Confederation at the Training Center Lauro de Freitas, Bahia. The competition will only have men's teams formed mostly by athletes in the Junior class (under 21) of each nation. Read more

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Japanese junior men beat Georgia in world final

27 Oct 2015 18:10

Same as the women, agains Japan and Georgia were opposed in the team final. In the 2013 edition in Ljubljana the Georgians won, but for the second time in a row it was Japan. The Japanese youngsters routed Georgia in the junior men’s team final 5-0 as they swept the board in the team competition with men’s and women’s success as they did a year ago in Fort Lauderdale. In the first contest Asari Masaya (JPN) defeated Tornike Nagliashvili (GEO) by ippon before Yamamoto Yuji (JPN) of Tenri University eked his way past Tamaz Kirakozashvili on shido penalties (2:3). Read more

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Tamerlan Bashaev sets a milestone on his way to 2020

26 Oct 2015 17:15

Tamerlan Bashaev and Ilyaz Niyasov both saved the reputation of Russian judo. The Russian weren't that lucky this tournament and had only won a silver medal in the women's category. Where the Russian juniors where so dominant in the past, now only the heavyweight men's category captured two gold medals in one day, saved by the bell to have at least one new champion in the team like in the last four editions of the World Junior Championships. Only in 2009 Russian didn't win gold. Read more

Result City Date
1Abu Dhabi2015
2Abu Dhabi2015

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