All Japan Open Championships women Yokohama - Event

All Japan Open Championships women Yokohama

  • Date: 19 Apr 2015 - 19 Apr 2015
  • Place: Yokohama, Japan
  • Type: National Championships
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2014JGPDUSO271 Megumi Tachimoto

Tachimoto takes heavyweight national title

19 Apr 2015 21:00

Megumi Tachimoto finally reached the pinnacle of Japanese women’s judo. Tachimoto defeated Kanae Yamabe by decision avenging a loss from last year’s final to capture the title at the All-Japan women’s championship on Sunday at Yokohama Bunka Gym in the single-elimination tournament with no weight classes. Read more

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Kanae Yamabe on her way to World Championships qualification

22 Feb 2015 13:45

Kanae Yamabe took a gold medal at the Grand Prix of Dusseldorf. With this victory she is on her way to qualification for the World Championships together with unrivalled Megumi Tachimoto. In the women’s +78kg weight category, the surprise came from the fact that the two top seeded athletes, Franziska KONITZ (GER) and YU Song (CHN) were not able to enter the final, the Chinese being defeated during the preliminary rounds. It was the third and fourth seeded competitors who finally fought for gold, YAMABE Kanae (JPN) and Nihel CHEIKH ROUHOU (TUN). Read more