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 is 2.05m and very athletic. 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 after years of service for Levallois.
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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

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Preview Grand Prix Zagreb with Riner but without Tushishvili

25 Jul 2019 14:55

The seventh edition of the Grand Prix in Croatia will start on Friday with 558 athletes lined up from 87 nations. It is actually six edition in Zagreb as the first in 2013 was held in Rijeka. There were about 700 registrations but many athletes cancelled and among those was World Champions Guram Tushishvili who is training in the mountains. Teddy Riner though is present to build up a position in the World Ranking and to secure an early qualification. Read more

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Who are the ones to watch for the World Championships in Tokyo

18 Jul 2019 16:20

In a little over a months’ time the world will focus its attention on Tokyo as the World Championships get underway. Judo returns to its homeland and with the 2020 Olympic Games ahead to be held in Tokyo, it will have viewers gripped throughout. We can’t wait for this year’s blockbuster. Read more

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Why Riner will need the World Championships

17 Jul 2019 08:15

The World Championships will need Teddy Riner to give a pure blockbuster on the last day of the individual Worlds, however Teddy Riner will also need the World Championships to reach the qualifying zone for the 2020 Olympic Games. We'll explain to you. Read more

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

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