Funa Tonaki Judoka

Funa Tonaki

Funa Tonaki

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:1 August 1995 (23 years)
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Funa Tonaki won the World title in Budapest in 2017 and took silver in 2018 in Baku. She took silver in 2018 after her loss to Bilodid. Tonaki captured the World Junior title in 2015 in Abu Dhabi. She won Grand Prix Budapest silver in 2015 and gold at the Grand Prix of Qingdao. She won the Grand Slam in Tyumen in 2016. In 2017 she won the Grand Prix Düsseldorf 2017. She captured gold at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018. She took gold at the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg in 2017. She won gold at t
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Funa Tonaki completes Grand Slam treble

22 Feb 2019 19:05

Tonaki Funa of Japan defeated former Paris Grand Slam silver medallist Kang Yujeong (KOR) by ippon in the U48kg final to keep her Tokyo 2020 ambitions alive. World number three and Former world champion Tonaki clinched her third Grand Slam title at the expense of the world number 15 who was dispatched with a sumi-gaeshi for ippon. Read more

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Funa Tonaki opens Japans gold medal rush

23 Nov 2018 14:00

Japanese lightweight Tonaki Funa struck gold at home in the first final at the Osaka Grand Slam 2018. Former world champion Munkhbat Urantsetseg (MGL) showed off her ne-waza prowess in the earlier rounds but made a mistake on the ground in the final when she miscalculated a turnover and World Championships silver medallist Tonaki took full advantage as she applied a mune-gatame for 20 seconds to take gold in less than a minute. Read more

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Triple World Champion Takato defeated by Kim in first round in Osaka

23 Nov 2018 07:05

Great humility and friendship shown by current World Champion Takato Naohisa and World Medalist Kim Won-Jin as the Korean causes a big upset - knocking the home favourite out first round of the Grand Slam on Osaka. Not Takato, not Kim who made his return in the IJF Tour, but Yago Abuladze and Ryuju Nagayama have qualified for the final U60kg. Read more

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Japan close the 2018 World Championships with more gold

27 Sep 2018 15:50

The World Mixed team title was captured by the team of Japan and they prolonged last year’s title from Budapest here in Baku. Witnessed by Russia Federation President Vladimir Putin Russia and a united team of North and South Korea took bronze. France lost the final to Japan by 4-1. Read more

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Day 1 Final Block women U48kg Bilodid vs Pareto

20 Sep 2018 09:50

The World Championships have begun. With some major clashes in the category U48kg the tournament have already seen a few top athletes who’s tournament is over. Kosovo’s medal hope Distria Krasniqi had a very unlucky draw immediately against Daria Bilodid (UKR) in her second match. The last 8 don't surprise though. Read more

Result City Date
1Düsseldorf22 Feb
1Osaka2018
1Baku2018
2Baku2018
3Zagreb2018

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