Teddy Riner Judoka

Teddy Riner

Teddy Riner

  • Country:France
  • Born:7 April 1989 (28 years)
  • Popularity
Teddy Riner is most successful judoka ever on the planet. He is double Olympic Champion in 2012 and 2016. The French heavyweight won nine world titles, more than anyone. He is 2.05m and very athletic. He won five European titles. He was double junior world champion, athlete of the year and honoured world wide. His last victory was the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017. Riner signed for his old club Paris St. Germain in France after years of service for Levallois.
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Teddy Riner signs 5 year deal with Paris St.-Germain

5 Oct 2017 07:35

French star Teddy Riner has signed a five-year contract to be the head of Paris Saint-Germain's judo programme, it has been announced. The double Olympic champion, who recently secured his ninth world title and has won his last 138 matches in a row, will help relaunch the judo section of the famous French club. The 28-year-old trained with the club from its inception in 1992 before it was suspended 10 years later. Read more

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Teddy Riner undefeated to gold in Zagreb

1 Oct 2017 19:30

As expected, French Teddy Riner won the gold of the men’s heavyweight category at the Grand Prix in Zagreb. Even if it was not his best day, in terms of physical condition and technique, he went through the preliminary rounds without any trouble and won two of his fights with penalties and the third with a superb ippon. Read more

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Teddy Riner in starting grid at Grand Prix Zagreb

29 Sep 2017 11:00

France's Teddy Riner will be in action at this weekend's International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix in Zagreb, just weeks after winning the ninth world title of his career. Prior to the recent World Championships in Budapest, Riner had not competed since clinching his second Olympic gold medal in the over-100 kilograms category at last year's Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read more

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Chair for IJF athlete commission still an option for Teddy Riner

4 Sep 2017 09:05

French star Teddy Riner could retain his position as head of the Athletes' Commission after the International Judo Federation (IJF) selected him for a role on the body. Riner, who won his ninth world title during the event here and stretched his winning run to 134 matches, was one of four athletes hand-picked for a position on the Commission by the IJF. Read more

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French superstar teddy Riner wins 9th world judo title

2 Sep 2017 21:05

French heavyweight king Teddy Riner of France fought for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics and looked like he had never been away. While the Frenchman remained the favourite for the title, there was high expectations from all as new challengers had emerged while he had been away and the rules had been modified during his absence. Read more

Result City Date
1Zagreb1 Oct
3Budapest3 Sep
1Budapest2 Sep
1Budapest2016
1Rio de Janeiro2016

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