Marhinde Verkerk Judoka

Marhinde Verkerk

Marhinde Verkerk

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:21 November 1985 (34 years)
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Marhinde Verkerk is 2009 World Champion and 2015 European Games winner. She ranked 5th at the Olympic Games. Verkerk won silver at the 2013 World Championships in Rio and in 2018 in Baku and in 2015 in Astana she won bronze. She won Grand Slam gold in Abu Dhabi and Grand Prix Tbilisi in 2016. Marhinde took gold at the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg in 2017. Marhinde Verkerk (NED) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U78kg in 2014. She won 30 World Cup medals.
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Audrey Tcheumeo grabs gold in the Lion's den

22 Feb 2016 06:30

Former French world champion Audrey Tcheumeo defeated world number three from Germany Luise Malzahn in the U78kg final in a final between two of the strongest candidates for Rio 2016 honours. World number two Tcheumeo defeated world number three Malzahn with a thumping osoto-gari earning waza-ari and the pair exchanged shido penalties as the former was penalised for stepping out and the latter was held accountable for being passive. Despite the defeat Malzahn won a record 16th Grand Prix medal of her career to become the most prolific medallist on the Grand Prix stage in judo. Read more

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Marhinde Verkerk grabs motivating gold

1 Nov 2015 16:10

World number six Marhinde Verkerk of the Netherlands won a battle of former world champions as she defeated London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Mayra Aguiar of Brazil in the U78kg final. Brazil’s only previous medal in Abu Dhabi came on day one as Erika Miranda (BRA) took silver as the 13-strong team from South America were frustrated on all three days. Read more

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Mami Umeki youngest World Champion of 2015

28 Aug 2015 16:00

Japanese Umeki Mami won the world title for Japan for women U78kg. An absolute sensation at a sensational day. Umeki also became the youngest winner of the tournament so far with just 20 years of age. The last final of the day opposed Umeki Slovenian Ana Velensek. Would Velensek be able to imitate her teammate Tina Trstenjak from the U63kg weight category or was Japan able to win a fifth gold medal this event. Umeki gave the answer to that question. Read more

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Preview World Championships U78kg

27 Aug 2015 22:15

The category U78kg has evolved into one of the most attractive divisions among women. Since the 2012 Olympic Games the strength and image of women such as Kayla Harrison, Gemma Gibbons, Mayra Aguiar and Tcheumeo is a wealth for judo. Their only problem is, they’re not alone. Read more

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Marhinde Verkerk regains her golden taste in Baku

27 Jun 2015 17:00

In the women’s category U78kg it was Dutch Marhinde Verkerk who won the European title at the European Games in Baku. After 75 seconds it was Verkerk who wrapped up the arm of Malzahn and rotated to a wazari. Read more

Result City Date
3Zagreb2019
5Minsk2019
7Baku2019
7Guangzhou2018
5The Hague2018

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