Judo in Japan

Judo in Japan is popular. Judo was founded in Tokyo in the Kodokan. Japan is the best judo country in the world. With 40 Olympic judo titles and 125 judo world titles Japan hosts many great judoka. Tadahiro Nomura, Ryoko Tani, Kosei Inoue, Yashuhiro Yamashita are some of the great names of the past. Current Olympic Champions are Shohei Ono, Mashu Baker and Haruka Tachimoto. In 2020 Japan hosts the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In Rio Japan won 12 medals, never a single country won so many medals in judo. All teams of Japan are World Champion.

Judo legends B S G

  • Ryoko Tani
  • 3210
  • Masae Ueno
  • 108
  • Noriko Anno
  • 016
  • Naoya Ogawa
  • 415
  • Mika Sugimoto
  • 326

Ryoko Tani - Super star

Tadahiro Nomura - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Miku Tashiro
  • 013
  • Sarah Asahina
  • 013
  • Funa Tonaki
  • 103
  • Shori Hamada
  • 103
  • Soichi Hashimoto
  • 103

Latest videos

Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Grand Slam TokyoGSLTokyo2 Dec 2017
Kodokan Cup ChibaNTChiba11 Nov 2017
All Japan U21 Championships SaitamaNJunSaitama9 Sep 2017
All Japan Judo Championships TokyoNCTokyo29 Apr 2017
All Japan Open Championships women YokohamaNCYokohama16 Apr 2017

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Hiromi Endo22 Feb 199325 years
Hirotaka Okada22 Feb 196751 years
Rina Kozawa23 Feb 198731 years
Hiroomi Fujita23 Feb 197642 years
Koshi Nagai24 Feb 199919 years