Maxim Rakov Judoka

Maxim Rakov

Maxim Rakov

  • Country:Kazakhstan
  • Born:7 February 1986 (33 years)
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Maxim Rakov of Kazakhstan became World Champion in 2009 in Rotterdam and he won silver at the 2011 World Championships in Paris. He captured World Tour victories 2008-2014 in Rotterdam, Almaty, Dusseldorf (2011-2012), Masters Almaty, Grand Prixs of Almaty, Baku and Astana. Rakov finished second at the European Open in Katowice in 2017.
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The category U100kg is a true battlefield for the world title

2 Sep 2017 09:25

The 100kg weight class is super competitive and definitely among the most sensational match days at the World Championships in Budapest. Many questions, many opportunities for many athletes. Defending World Champion Ryonosuke Haga of Japan is one of the candidates. But since the Olympic reduction, Haga lost half of his points and is unseeded for Budapest. Read more

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World Champion Ryunosuke Haga unseeded for Budapest

13 Aug 2017 18:25

The U100kg weight class is super competitive and will definitely be among the most sensational match days at the World Championships in Budapest. There are many questions and many opportunities for many athletes. Defending World Champion Ryonosuke Haga of Japan is one of the candidates. But since the Olympic reduction, Haga has lost half of his accumulated points and is unseeded for Budapest. Read more

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Japan wins 8 of 9 finals at Asian Championships in Hong Kong

27 May 2017 12:30

Japan became the winner of the Asian Championships in Hong Kong, capturing eight gold medals in the process. Japan's efficiency was evident by winning eight of nine finals. The remaining six titles were won by Korea (3), Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Iran was a bit unlucky with two lost finals, but Korea also lost 4, Mongolia, 3, and Kazakhstan, 3. Read more

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Adlan Bisultanov aiming for the number one position in Russia U100kg

9 Apr 2017 18:10

In the final of the Grand Prix of Antalya U100kg Adlan Bisultanov of Russia took the initiative and the victory. His opponent, former World Champion Maxim Rakov was penalised with a shido for passivity after the first minute. Halfway to the end with a superb tai-otoshi, Bisultanov scored a first waza-ari. Read more

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Two gold medals for Poland in Katowice

5 Mar 2017 17:45

Two Polish champions on Sunday, the second day of the European Open in Katowice, brought the host nation to the top of the medal tally. Piotr Kuczera and Maciej Sarnacki were victorious in their categories after Poland received two bronze medals the previous day. Overall, it was a useful practice for the European Championships. Read more

Result City Date
1Hong Kong2017
2Antalya2017
2Katowice2017
3Tashkent2016
7Samsun2016

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