Min-Jeong Kim Judoka

Min-Jeong Kim

Min-Jeong Kim

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:8 August 1988 (31 years)
  • Popularity
Korean heavyweight Kim Min-Jeong, nee Kim Eun-Kyung, claimed bronze at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. She finished fifth at the Olympic Games in Rio. She won the Grand Prix Tashkent in 2015. She won bronze in Qingdao and Jeju in 2015. She took bronze at the Grand Prix in Düsseldorf in 2016. Kim won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017, she won the Grand Slam of Paris in 2018 and bronze in 2019. Kim won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017.
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Mi-Jin Han contributes to third gold for Korea

26 Oct 2019 16:50

Universiade gold medallist Han Mi Jin of Korea won her first Grand Slam crown with a resounding win over world number 12 Anne Fatoumata M Bairo (FRA) in the +78kg final. HAN launched her talented French foe with a uchi-mata after just 70 seconds and burst into tears after recording the biggest win of her career and one which opens the door for her to make a late run for a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Read more

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Cuban legend Idalys Ortiz wins maiden Paris crown

10 Feb 2019 19:05

Cuban legend Idalys Ortiz added a new title to her medal cabinet by beating Tel Aviv Grand Prix gold medallist Iryna Kindzerska (AZE) to the women’s heavyweight gold medal. Ortiz reigned Supreme in the +78kg category by a waza-ari score to earn her second Grand Slam title and add to her masses of Olympic and world medals as one of the most decorated active judoka in the sport. Read more

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Kim and Ortiz face in the first round, Asahina favourite

25 Sep 2018 22:10

World number one Kim Min-Jeong of Korea is obviously the first seeded athlete but apparently it doesn’t guarantee a smooth draw. In her first round she will face 2012 Olympic Champion Idalys Ortiz. The Cuban six time World medallist and double World Champion is unseeded so one of the two will be out in the first round. Read more

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Teenager Akira Sone secures first IJF World Judo Tour title

27 May 2018 14:40

Youngster Akira Sone ruled the women’s heavyweight category at the Grand Prix Hohhot with a comprehensive win over Paris Grand Slam winner Kim Minjeong (KOR). All Japan Openweight Championships winner Sone , 17, caught Kim with an ouchi-gari for a waza-ari score with one minute left on the clock and added a second by osaekomi to earn Japan’s seventh gold medal at the first qualifier for their home Olympics. Read more

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Kim Min-Jeong tightens her grip of world number one position

11 Feb 2018 19:25

The final of the Grand Slam in Paris for women +78 opposed world number one and top seed Kim Minjeong (KOR) and the new Chinese heavyweight Wang Yan (CHN). Kim Minjeong once more proved be the world leading lady in this category. Although without Sarah Asahina, Kim took the victory and stamped her number one position. Read more

Result City Date
5Abu Dhabi26 Oct
1Fujairah22 Apr
3Paris9 Feb
5Guangzhou2018
3Baku2018

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