Rina Tatsukawa Judoka

Rina Tatsukawa

Rina Tatsukawa

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:14 July 1996 (22 years)
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Japanese judoka Rina Tatsukawa took bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016. She took a bronze medal at the World Cadet Championships in 2013 in Miami. She won silver at the European Open in Sofia in 2017 and Grand Slam in Tokyo. She took bronze at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg in 2018.
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Natalia Kuziutina wins at home in first Grand Slam triumph since 2009

17 Mar 2018 18:30

Natalia Kuziutina loves fighting at home and was again the hero for Russia as she defeated four-time Grand Slam winner Erika Miranda (BRA) to win U52kg gold at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg. Read more

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Japan’s 17-year-old wonderkid Abe Uta wins her first Grand Slam

2 Dec 2017 11:05

Junior world champion Abe Uta won her first Grand Slam gold medal as she improved on her silver medal from a year ago. Abe faced Sofia European Open silver medallist Tatsukawa Rina (JPN) in the U52kg final and emerged triumphant after just 46 seconds with an ippon seoi-nage earning the maximum score as the Abe siblings proved to be unstoppable on home soil. Read more

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An Ba-Ul makes successful warm-up for Budapest Worlds

22 Aug 2017 14:30

At the Universiade in Taipei An Ba-Ul captured the gold medal. The 2015 World Champion was unrivaled as expected. Within one week An will be at the start of the World Championships in Budapest, but won’t complain about match rhythm. He took the fourth gold for Korean this Universiade. Read more

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Four gold medals for Japanese women at European Open Sofia

4 Feb 2017 14:45

Japan captured all gold medals at the first day of the European Open in Sofia. Two of them were All Japan finals, Germany by Sappho Coban and Great Britain with Lucy Renshall took the two remaining silver medals. Read more

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Tsunoda wins all-Japanese battle to take gold in Tokyo

2 Dec 2016 13:10

Kodokan Cup winner Tsunoda Natsumi won gold on her IJF debut as she defeated teenage starlet Abe Uta in the U52kg final. Tsunoda, 24, faced Abe, 16, in the gold medal contest as two new names came to the fore in Tokyo. The former fought her way to the top of the podium as she tapped out the teenage sister of Abe Hifumi with a juji-gatame. Read more

Result City Date
3Fujairah20 Apr
3Fukuoka7 Apr
2Chiba2018
3Ekaterinburg2018
2Tokyo2017

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