Travis Stevens Judoka

Travis Stevens

Travis Stevens

  • Country:United States
  • Born:28 February 1986 (31 years)
  • Popularity
Travis Stevens is American top judoka U81kg who won Olympic silver in Rio in 2016. He was fifth at the 2012 London Olympic Games and multiple winner of various IJF event such as Tashkent and Dusseldorf. Travis Stevens won Panam Championships and Panam Games in 2015. He started 2016 with silver in Havana and won the World Masters in Guadalajara.
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The concussion is the underestimated injury in judo

23 Jun 2017 09:10

We all know Travis Stevens, the tiger who was head2head with Ole Bischof and who took Olympic silver in 2016 in Rio. At the Grand Prix in Dusseldorf in 2015 Travis Stevens throws the Frenchman Alain Schmitt with Uchi-mata ippon. When he wants to get up, Stevens stumbles and looks confused. In the repetition of the action you can see that he strikes his own knee against the head when throwing. Read more

Kayla Harrison

Golden Kayla Harrison is living the Olympic dream

22 Aug 2016 21:15

Kayla Harrison is living the dream. She prolonged her Olympic title and where she though 2012 was the max, doubling feels so much better. "Winning my first Olympic gold (in 2012), I thought nothing would ever get better but this is better." Read more

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Khasan Khalmurzaev snatches the gold with second Russian miracle

9 Aug 2016 23:05

It looks like a dejavu and perhaps it is, because Russia won its second gold medal this tournament. Khasan Khalmurzaev didn’t have to fight Tchrikishvili or Nagase, but did have a tough list of rivals to overcome, but took the gold medal when he needed it. The European Champion, coached by Dmitry Morozov of the team led by architect Ezio stunted to its second world miracle this week. Read more

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Surprises in final phase Judo men U81kg

9 Aug 2016 18:45

A surprising tournament for the men’s U81kg category, as expected as the competition is awesome with so many judo stars around. Still most of the usual suspects came up in the quarter finals. We lost some casualties in the prerounds such as Moustopoulos, Bottieau, Lee, De Wit, Pietri and Otgonbaatar and Penalber. Nonetheless Tchrikishvili and Nagase were still lined up for their road to the final with Khalmurzaev surviving keen in the slipstream. Read more

Kayla Harrison - Travis Stevens

Jimmy Pedro’s Mental and Physical Training System Key to USA success

14 Jun 2016 08:40

In its best international performance ever, USA Judo won two Gold Medals at the World Judo Masters tournament held May 27-29 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Kayla Harrison and Travis Stevens of Team USA Judo both earned Gold medals in Guadalajara, following years of training with Jimmy Pedro, two-time Olympic medalist and coach of the 2016 US Olympic Judo Team. His structured mental and physical training system was vital to their success, and has the athletes well prepared for the Olympic Games in Rio. Read more

Result City Date
2Rio de Janeiro2016
1Guadalajara2016
2Havana2016
2Havana2016
5Tokyo2015

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