Anicka van Emden Judoka

Anicka van Emden

Anicka van Emden

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:10 December 1986 (33 years)
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Dutch judoka Anicka van Emden won Olympic bronze in 2016 U63kg. She won 13 Grand Slam medals. Van Emden won two bronze medals at World Championships in 2011 and 2013 (also in Rio). She claimed two European medals and was 2008 European U23 Champion. In the top IJF top 10 since 2009-2016. Coached by Chris de Korte (past) and Mark van der Ham. She retired after the Olympic Games.
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Clarisse Agbegnenou back at highest podium

31 Oct 2015 16:00

French former World Champion Clarisse Agbegnenou continued her incredible hot-streak having medalled at every IJF event since 2013. Agbegnenou, 23, who is eying her first Olympic Games next year in Rio, defeated Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist Martyna Trajdos of Germany by ippon in just 61 seconds. Read more


Tina Trstenjak first World Champion for Slovenia

27 Aug 2015 14:15

Slovenian Tina Trstenjak is the world champion for the next two years. Trstenjak defeated Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the final for women U63kg. It’s for the first time in history that Slovenia celebrates a world champion. The podium looks quite similar to last year with Tashiro Miku at bronze and Munkhzaya Tsedevsuren who won the bronze for Mongolia in a direct match against last year’s bronze medallist Yarden Gerbi of Israel. Read more

Gerbi vs Agbegnenou

Semi finals women U63kg with red backnumber at stake

27 Aug 2015 12:40

Just one surprise in the semi finals for women U63kg at the World Championships in Astana. Dutch Juul Franssen wasn’t expected to win her pool where Kathrin Unterwurzacher was kicked out after two matches by Croatian Marijana Miskovic. The lady from Split lost to Franssen who personally sent Alice Schlesinger back with empty hands. Then she bested Rizlein Zouak who had perhaps the biggest sensation by knocking out European Games winner Martyna Trajdos in her first match. Read more

Tina Trstenjak

Preview World Championships U63kg

26 Aug 2015 21:10

The top four athletes are distributed over the four pools with last year’s World bronze medallist Slovenian Tina Trstenjak as captain of pool A. Trstenjak defeated all enemies this year and should be the favourite, but the top three is close and depends on the form of the day. Read more

Baku Games

No participation Van Emden at European Games

1 Jun 2015 12:35

Dutch Anicka van Emden (U63 kg) will not participate in the European Games in Baku due to a running investigation of the Dutch anti-doping authorities. The world’s number five is not able to participate awaiting this investigation. Read more

Result City Date
3Rio de Janeiro2016

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