Yuko Emoto Judoka

Yuko Emoto

Yuko Emoto

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:23 December 1972 (45 years)
  • Popularity
Japanese judoka Yuko Emoto was 1996 Olympic Champion in Atlanta U61kg. Emoto fought off Belgium's former world champion Gella Vandecaveye and snatched the half middleweight women's gold with a slow-motion ippon, bringing home the first Olympic judo title of the 1996 Games to Japan.

Competitions - Medal overview B S G

  • Olympic Games
  • 001
  • Continental Championships
  • 210
  • World Cups/Continental Open
  • 001
  • International Tournaments
  • 200
  • National Championships Seniors
  • 112