Kie Kusakabe Judoka

Kie Kusakabe

Kie Kusakabe

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:11 October 1978 (40 years)
  • Popularity
Kie Kusakabe of Japan was the 2000 Olympic bronze medallist and Kusakabe won the Junior world title in 1996 in Porto. In 2001 she won the Tournoi de Paris.
WK 2001 Kazuhiko Tukono (1)

Report of the Tournoi de Paris 2001 Day 1

10 Feb 2001 19:45

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, this year's Tournoi de Paris 2001 kicked off in style. As well as the spectacular judo and the electric atmosphere from the partisan crowd that packed the Parc de Bercy stadium, the French did something rather special this year. Just before the medal ceremony, the stadium lights dimmed and the crowd were treated to a parade of champions, with all the French winners of the Tornois de Paris being brought onto the tatami. Read more

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Throwback Sydney Olympics 18 September with European joy

18 Sep 2000 21:05

At 18 September 2000 in Sydney two European nations celebrated a gold medal for their legends. At the third day of the Olympic Games Isabel Fernandez of Spain and Giuseppe Maddaloni of Italy changed their lives with Olympic gold. Nowadays they are still valuable for our sport. JudoInside witnessed those games closeby. We throwback 15 years ago to 18 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more

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Report of the Asian Judo Championships 2000 in Osaka

28 May 2000 00:00

The 2000 Asian Judo Championships acted as the only source of qualification to the Olympic Games for Asian fighters not already qualified through last year's World Championships. Naturally some of the top Japanese, Korean and Chinese fighters were rested as they had finished in the top eight at the Worlds. Four Japanese fighters, however, had failed to qualify last year and a couple of Korean former World Champions did not even compete in Birmingham so there was plenty of talent on display. Read more

Result City Date
3Almaty2004
1Jeju2003
1Fukuoka2002
2Yokohama2002
2Busan2002

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