Teddy Riner Judoka

Teddy Riner

Teddy Riner

  • Country:France
  • Born:7 April 1989 (30 years)
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Teddy Riner is most successful judoka ever on the planet. He is double Olympic Champion in 2012 and 2016. The French heavyweight won ten world titles, more than anyone. He won five European titles. He was double junior world champion, athlete of the year and honoured world wide. His latest victory was the Grand Prix in Montreal. Riner signed for his old club Paris St. Germain in France. He won the Grand Slam in Brasilia in 2019. Big Teddy is 2.05m and is undefeated since 2010.
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Teddy Riner back at the Grand Slam in Paris

8 Nov 2019 11:10

The world-renowned Paris Grand Slam, the IJF’s iconic French supershow, will be more important than ever in 2020 as the first of four Grand Slam events to take place before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Tickets are now on sale for the two-day showpiece (8-9 February) at the AccorHotels Arena which attracts the world’s leading judoka and thousands of fans along with hundreds of media from all over the world. Read more

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Teddy Riner moves to 153-0 since 2010

9 Oct 2019 09:10

Olympic heavyweight champion Teddy Riner made light work of former world silver medallist David Moura (BRA) in the last contest at the first edition of the Brasilia Grand Slam. Riner moved to 4-0 against Brazil’s man-mountain as he rushed past the home hope in 20 seconds by ippon from an o-soto-makikomi. Read more

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Teddy Riner and Lukas Krpalek prepare for another battle

8 Oct 2019 14:15

The epic first time heavyweight showdown between Olympics champions Teddy Riner (FRA) and Lukas Krpalek (CZE) was a nerve-shredding affair and, as expected, proved to be one of the toughest challenges for the all-conquering Frenchman in his near decade long reign at the top of the sport. Read more

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Georgii Zantaraia and Idalys Ortiz are World Championships legends

15 Aug 2019 10:25

Without Teddy Riner Cuban judo star Idalys Ortiz is the one with the most World Championships medals fighting in Tokyo. The Cuban heavyweight captured seven World Championships medals in her career. In 2009 she won her first and in 2013 and 2014 she took the world title. Read more

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Japan understands the art of winning a final

14 Aug 2019 10:30

Winning finals is a quality. Just a gut feeling says that the Japanese understand that quality really well. Zooming into the stats, just confirms that the Japanese are true masters taking the gold in a final. Obviously Japan is the most successful nation and they take a lot of medals, so they also lost a few contests. Still the distribution of gold in finals is positively balanced by the Japanese. Read more

Result City Date
1Brasilia8 Oct
1Montreal5 Jul
1Marrakech2017
1Zagreb2017
3Budapest2017

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