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 in Düsseldorf in 2020 and 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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Japan Judo Federation announces draft Olympic team

27 Feb 2020 10:25

The All Japan Judo Federation announced for most categories the selection for the team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The host nation picked a 12-member team including reigning men’s U73kg Olympic champion Shohei Ono and back-to-back women’s U52kg world champion Uta Abe. Read more

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Abe Uta avenges Osaka loss to Buchard

21 Feb 2020 19:35

World champion Abe Uta extended her one-sided head-to-head record over her nearest rival and world number one Amandine Buchard (FRA) to 5-1 in a reverse of their last meeting at the Osaka Grand Slam in November. Read more

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Shohei Ono leads top team of Japan in Düsseldorf

20 Feb 2020 14:40

Olympic and reigning world champion Ono Shohei (U73kg) leads an 11-strong Japanese team in action at the second Grand Slam of the season this weekend in Düsseldorf. Three-time world champion Ono, who will be chasing a record fifth Düsseldorf title, starts his 2020 season on Saturday at the ISS Dome. Read more

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The Dream matches of the year

24 Dec 2019 19:05

Joshiro Maruyama won the Worlds at his first attempt and in doing so secured a monumental win over defending world champion Abe Hifumi at the semi-final stage. It turned out to be one of the best fights of the year. Read more

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Uta Abe close to nomination for the Olympic Games

18 Nov 2019 13:50

The final Grand Slam of the season sees a return to the sport’s homeland and Osaka. Abe Uta, Sone and Maruyama are on the verge of Tokyo 2020 selection. World champions Abe Uta (-52kg), Sone Akira (+78kg) and Maruyama Joshiro (-66kg) will seal selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics if they win gold at the Osaka Grand Slam. Read more

Result City Date
1Düsseldorf21 Feb
2Osaka2019
1Tokyo2019
1Tokyo2019
1Hohhot2019

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