Funa Tonaki Judoka

Funa Tonaki

Funa Tonaki

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:1 August 1995 (24 years)
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Funa Tonaki won the World title in Budapest in 2017 and took silver in 2018 in Baku and silver in 2019 in Tokyo. Tonaki captured the World Junior title in 2015 in Abu Dhabi. 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 the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf and Grand Prix Budapest in 2019. She won 7 World Tour events. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019.
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Judo teen Daria Bilodid claims second world title on Olympic ground

25 Aug 2019 15:35

Ukraine super champion Daria Bilodid is the youngest world judo champion of all time who successfully defended her world title as she won a thrilling rematch of the 2018 final against former world champion Funa Tonaki on home soil. Bilodid couldn’t be believe the achievement in the Nippon Budokan. “I can’t believe it, I know once, but two? For now I have too many emotions. Fighting Funa Tonaki is very hard, now it was in Tokyo. I felt a big pressure and many fans from Japan.” Read more

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Tonaki and Bilodid on course for world title U48kg

25 Aug 2019 08:50

No major surprises so far in the preliminaries for the women’s division U48kg at the World Championships in Japan. The favourites progressed to the quarter finals and a final between Funa Tonaki and defending World Champion Daria Bilodid is still possible. For that final Bilodid will first have to defeat 2013 World Champion Urantsetseg Munkhbat of Mongolia. Read more

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Funa Tonaki impress at Grand Prix Budapest

12 Jul 2019 18:00

Former world champion Tonaki Funa of Japan was pushed all the way by Antalya Grand Prix winner Distria Krasniqi (KOS) in a U48kg thriller in the first final of the Grand Prix in Budapest. World Championships contender Tonaki opened the scoring with a waza-ari before being caught with a uchi-mata for a waza-ari score on the edge of the area. In golden score, Tonaki had the edge as she pinned down her rival from Kosovo for 10 seconds and U48kg gold. Read more

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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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Result City Date
1Osaka22 Nov
1Tokyo1 Sep
2Tokyo25 Aug
1Budapest12 Jul
1Düsseldorf22 Feb

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