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. Japan will host the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo. The Grand Slam will be held in Osaka.

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

  • Joshiro Maruyama
  • 014
  • Uta Abe
  • 004
  • Natsumi Tsunoda
  • 023
  • Akira Sone
  • 113
  • Tsukasa Yoshida
  • 013

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
All Japan Judo Championships TokyoNCTokyo29 Apr 2019
All Japan Open Championships YokohamaNCYokohama21 Apr 2019
All Japan Judo Championships FukuokaNCFukuoka6 Apr 2019
Grand Slam OsakaGSLOsaka23 Nov 2018
Kodokan Cup ChibaNTChiba3 Nov 2018

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Erena Yamamoto24 May 199623 years
Reina Yamamoto24 May 199623 years
Hikaru Kodama25 May 199821 years
Shoko Ibe25 May 198732 years
Takeshi Doi26 May 199227 years