Hiroyuki Akimoto Judoka

Hiroyuki Akimoto

Hiroyuki Akimoto

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:31 January 1986 (33 years)
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Akimoto Hiroyuki became World Champion in 2010 in Tokyo U73kg. He won the Grand Slam of Paris and Tokyo in 2015. Hiroyuki Akimoto claimed the Junior world title in 2004 in Budapest. Akimoto won the Asian Games in 2014 in Incheon and won the Asian Games in 2010 in Guangzhou.
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It's tough being a Japanese judoka

11 Apr 2017 14:00

Japan has such depth in judo that in some categories you have multiple players who are absolutely world-class. Read more

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The retired athletes of 2016 can enjoy their new life

31 Dec 2016 12:50

2016 is over. An Olympic year with lots of spectacular titles, heroes, losses, victories and retirements. JudoInside.com wishes all judo fans a happy new year. Let the retired athletes have a year where they can enjoy their friends, families and our sport. Read more

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World number 6 judoka Hiroyuki Akimoto announces retirement

11 Jun 2016 10:25

2010 World Champion Akimoto Hiroyuki announced his retirement. Akimoto didn’t qualify for the Olympic Games and the 30 year athlete said it was enough to fight at top level. Akimoto is still the number six of the World Ranking U73kg. Read more

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World and Olympic champions grace Oberwart history

10 Feb 2016 09:30

This weekend the European Open will be held for men in Oberwart and women in Rome. The tournament in Oberwart has a rich history starting in Leonding in the eighties, to Vienna in the zeros and since 2011 in Oberwart. Read more

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Paris victory by An Chang-Rim brings Korea back U73kg

6 Feb 2016 21:25

An Chang-Rim put Korea back on the map U73kg. Back to domination of this category where Wang Ki-Chun won in Paris in the past and even Gui-Man Bang in 2014. However this performance of An was special, it was a show in the best judo venue on earth. Despite the strong Japanese An persisted and showed he's a candidate for Olympic gold. Korea is completely back in judo. Read more

Result City Date
3Paris2016
1Tokyo2015
1Paris2015
5Tyumen2015
1Tokyo2014

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