Vitalii Koriakin Judoka

Vitalii Koriakin

Vitalii Koriakin

  • Country:Russia
  • Born:16 May 1982 (38 years)
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In 2015 Paralympic athlete Vitalii Koriakin of Russia won the IBSA European Championships Lisbon. He took the European title for men U60kg. He won bronze at the IBSA World Cup Eger in 2015. He won the Visual Impaired Grand Prix in Birmingham in 2016. Not able to fight at the Paralympic Games in Rio2016 due to the ban of Russia.

Russian judo team banned at Paralympic Games in Rio

23 Aug 2016 13:50

All Russian athletes remain banned from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed their appeal against their suspension by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). The Russian team won five medals at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Also at the recently held VI Grand Prix in Birmingham Russia won gold U100kg and the team was in four finals. Potential Paralympic judo medallists such as Victor Rudenko, Vitalii Koriakin Tatiana Savostyanova, Alesya Stepanyuk and Olga Zabrodskaia will be devastated by the confirmation of CAS. Read more

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Three golds for Brazil at Visually Impaired judo Grand Prix

8 Jun 2016 23:30

At the Impaired judo Grand Prix in Walsall, Willians Araujo, Alana Maldonado and Lucia Araujo took three golds as Brazil tops the medal table in Walsall, England. Read more

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Ukraine takes 3 gold medals at IBSA Europeans

29 Nov 2015 14:10

Ukraine gained a golden treble as individual finals concluded at the International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) European Judo Championships at the Odivelas Sports Hall in Portugal, as Russia remained the strongest overall nation. Read more

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