Frank De Wit Judoka

Frank De Wit

Frank De Wit

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:13 February 1996 (23 years)
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Dutch judoka Frank de Wit is 2015 World and European Junior champion. He won Junior world silver in 2014. Also European Cadet silver in 2013. In 2015 De Wit won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris and bronze at the Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi in 2016. In 2017 he won the Grand Slam in Paris. He won bronze at the IJF Masters in in 2017 and 2018. Bronze at Tokyo GS, Cancun and silver at the Hague Grand Prix. He took gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2019.
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Frank de Wit rediscovers the taste of gold

30 Mar 2019 17:10

Former World number one Frank De Wit of the Netherlands won his country’s second gold medal of the day with a professional performance against number 108 Timo Cavelius (GER). De Wit went for broke in early exchanges before settling down and establishing his dominance as first-time IJF finalist Cavelius struggled to threaten the Dutch star. Read more

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Takeshi Sasaki wins his second IJF gold in a month

16 Dec 2018 11:30

Japanese middleweight Sasaki Takeshi defeated European Championships bronze medallist Aslan Lappinagov (RUS) to record the highest profile win of his career. The world number 13 defeated the world number seven as the Russian had to settle for silver for the second year in a row at the Masters. Read more

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Iranian World Champion Mollaei in tough pool in Guangzhou

14 Dec 2018 10:20

At the IJF World Masters in Guangzhou, world number one Mollaei has made the 2018 season his own with a sensational year that has made him a household name in the sport and a hero in Iran. Read more

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Preview men Grand Slam Osaka

22 Nov 2018 12:35

For the first time the IJF World Tour is welcomed in Osaka. The Japanese city hosted Asian Championships in the past and the 2003 World Championships. Obviously the expectations for the Japanese team are high this weekend and with Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy we preview the men’s tournament with the major favourites. Read more

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Brilliant Bulgarian Ivaylo Ivanov spoils Dutch dreams

17 Nov 2018 21:40

Ivaylo Ivanov of Bulgaria reinvigorated his career with gold on Saturday as he left home hero and two-time Grand Slam winner Frank De Wit (NED) in tears. Ivanov returned to an IJF medal podium for the first time in 18 months with a come-from-behind win over world number two De Wit who was overzealous and perhaps overawed by the occasion as he fought in a Grand Prix final for the first time in front of his home fans. Read more

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Result City Date
1Tbilisi29 Mar
5Ekaterinburg16 Mar
3Guangzhou2018
7Osaka2018
2The Hague2018

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