Wakana Koga Judoka

Wakana Koga

Wakana Koga

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:28 June 2001 (18 years)
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She claimed the gold medal at the Junior European Cup in Malaga in 2019. In 2019 she won the Grand Prix in Montreal. She captured the gold at the World U21 Championships in Marrakech in 2019. She claimed a bronze medal at the Grand Slam of Osaka in 2019.
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Wakana Koga harvests the gold for Japan

16 Oct 2019 17:45

The first representative of the Japanese team to enter the tatami in a final at the junior world championships 2019 in Marrakech, was not a total unknown on the World Judo Tour, since Koga Wakana won the Montreal Grand Prix at the beginning of July, at only 18 years old. In the final, she met French Shirine Boukli, silver medalist at the last European Junior Championships. Read more

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Junior Worlds on its way with a few surprises

16 Oct 2019 13:50

The first surprises have been unveiled at the Junior World Championships. The field is very competitive today and the day started early in Marrakech. The first to qualify for rge finals was Japanese lightweight promise Wakana Koga. She won her poule and was opposed to Andrea Stojadinov of Serbia in the semi final. Stojadinov who won the bronze last year, so it was a potential final, but decided by Koga. Read more

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Five super talents for five categories for the Junior worlds

12 Oct 2019 08:05

Next week the Junior World Championships will take place in Marrakech, the judo city of Morocco. We’re zooming in with five female groundbreaking talents that we expect at the Worlds. Read more

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Teenager Koga Wakana captures gold in Montreal

6 Jul 2019 09:05

Japanese judoka Koga Wakana captured the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Montreal U48kg. 18-Year old Koga was not a favorite at the start of the day. It must be said that she had a glorious opponent in the semi-final as she was opposed to Paula Pareto (ARG), who came to Montreal only for gold. But the young Japanese, whose only glories to date were two gold medals won in continental cups (cadets and juniors), was not afraid and won against the Olympic champion in the golden score to reach the last match of the day. Read more

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Junior European Cup Malaga not a big leap to Marrakech

19 May 2019 20:30

The French juniors captured 16 medals at the Junior European Cup in Malaga this weekend, but the French weren’t the most efficient team as Russia took four gold medals, three in the men’s division. However speaking about efficiency, four Japanese women in Malaga took four medals, three gold of four finallists. Read more

Result City Date
3Osaka2019
3Chiba2019
1Marrakech2019
2Saitama2019
1Montreal2019

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