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

  • Ruika Sato
  • 014
  • Joshiro Maruyama
  • 014
  • Ryuju Nagayama
  • 104
  • Naohisa Takato
  • 004
  • Natsumi Tsunoda
  • 023

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Grand Slam OsakaGSLOsaka23 Nov 2018
Kodokan Cup ChibaNTChiba3 Nov 2018
All Japan U21 Championships SaitamaNJunSaitama8 Sep 2018
All Japan Judo Championships TokyoNCTokyo29 Apr 2018
All Japan Judo Championships FukuokaNCFukuoka7 Apr 2018

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Rina Kozawa23 Feb 198732 years
Hiroomi Fujita23 Feb 197643 years
Mayuko Amano23 Feb 197643 years
Koshi Nagai24 Feb 199920 years
Masashi Nitta24 Feb 197346 years