Uta Abe Judoka

Uta Abe

Uta Abe

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:14 July 2000 (19 years)
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Judoka from Japan Abe Uta became World Champion in 2018 at the same day as her brother Hifumi Abe. In 2019 she prolonged the world title in Tokyo. Abe was already Junior World Champion in 2017. She won the Grand Slam of Paris in 2018. She took gold at the Grand Slam Osaka in 2018. In 2017 she won the Grand Prix Düsseldorf 2017 as youngest ever winner of a IJF World Tour event. She won the World Junior Mixed Team Championships in 2017. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019.
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Uta Abe keeps red back patch in the family

26 Aug 2019 16:10

At Uta Abe prolonged her world title and Japan took two gold medals at the second day of the World Championships in the Budokan. Abe was simply unstoppable for the opposition from Kosovo and Russia. Read more

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What happened so far at Day 2: Favourites progress

26 Aug 2019 10:35

At the second day of the Judo World Championships in Tokyo the favourites have progress to the final phase. Especially in the women’s tournament all big names were able to stand the pressure. French world number one Amandine Buchard will now face Rio bronze medallist Natalia Kuziutina of Russia in the first semi-final, followed by a super clash between Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo and Uta Abe. Read more

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Tokyo Preview women U52kg: Super clash between Abe and Kelmendi

26 Aug 2019 00:05

The biggest clash at the World Championships we look out for U52kg is between current World Champion from Japan Uta Abe and double World Champion Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo. Both can meet in the final in Tokyo. Also 2017 World Champion Ai Shishime is in the field at seed No. 3. Read more

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Who are the ones to watch for the World Championships in Tokyo

18 Jul 2019 16:20

In a little over a months’ time the world will focus its attention on Tokyo as the World Championships get underway. Judo returns to its homeland and with the 2020 Olympic Games ahead to be held in Tokyo, it will have viewers gripped throughout. We can’t wait for this year’s blockbuster. Read more

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Abe vs Kelmendi would be the highlight of Tokyo Worlds

6 Jun 2019 17:30

Although Uta Abe has been competing internationally since December 2016, until today she has not met up against Olympic and double World Champion Majlinda Kelmendi in any IJF World Tour events. Although one would expect that these their paths would cross certainly at the World Championships level, this also hasn't happened in the last two editions of the World's. Read more

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Result City Date
1Tokyo1 Sep
1Tokyo26 Aug
1Hohhot24 May
1Osaka2018
1Baku2018

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