Hovhannes Davtyan Judoka

Hovhannes Davtyan

Hovhannes Davtyan

  • Country:Armenia
  • Born:25 November 1983 (35 years)
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Hovhannes Davtyan won the IJF Grand Slam Moscow in 2009 as his first big prize and Grand prix in Zagreb followed 6 years later. He won three European medals starting in 2007 with silver in Belgrade and in 2012 in Chelyabinsk. He took bronze in Montpellier in 2014 U60kg and bronze in Havana in 2016.
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French lightweight Walide Khyar grabs sensational European title

21 Apr 2016 18:15

French 20-year old Walide Khyar was the big sensation at the first day of the European Championships. He won the European title in the men’s U60kg. France hadn't had a European Champion in this class since Sofiane Milous won the title in 2010. Khyar is the fifth judoka of France to win the title, Philip Pradayrol won two titles in 1990 and 1991. Read more

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Kazan Judo Preview U60kg: Orkhan Safarov favourite for the title

20 Apr 2016 11:40

Orkhan Safarov is the favourite for the European title on Thursday in Kazan. The weight division for men U60kg has a strong field but without Beslan Mudranov the reigning champion. Sarafov has a rather easy draw and French Vincent Limare could be his opponent in the semi final. He will face Ahmet Sahin Kaba of Turkey as first opponent, not an easy start. On the other side of the table Amiran Papinashvili of Georgia is the most experienced, he is in a pool with Ashley McKenzie (GBR) and French talent Walide Khyar. Read more

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Eric Takabatake closes in on Kitadai in Brazilian battle U60kg

23 Jan 2016 00:20

Although the Brazilians don’t have to qualify for the Olympic Games, they do have an internal battle in some of the most competitive weight categories. Eric Takabatake is one of those athletes who is closing in on Felipe Kitadai, the Olympic bronze medallist in London in the category U60kg. Read more

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Hovhannes Davtyan returns to level of the good old times

1 May 2015 19:00

Hovhannes Davtyan could finally add a new victory to his career overview. The 31-year old Armenian fighter won his last event in May 2009, in Zagreb he came back to those good old times. Read more

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Beslan Mudranov regains European title U60kg

24 Apr 2014 18:05

Beslan Mudranov is the new European Champion. The Russian took the title in the men’s U60kg final against 2013 Champion Amiran Papinashvili and Mudranov regained his title of 2012. None of the athletes scored in regular time and it was the Georgian who received the decisive penalty. Read more

Result City Date
3Kazan2016
5Paris2016
3Havana2016
5Abu Dhabi2015
7Baku2015

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