Masaaki Fukuoka Judoka

Masaaki Fukuoka

Masaaki Fukuoka

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:12 July 1984 (35 years)
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Japanese Masaaki Fukuoka won bronze at the World Championships in Rio in 2013 U66kg. Masaaki won events at World Cup, Grand Prix and Grand Slam level 2008-2011. Two Grand Slam victories in Tokyo. Three bronze medals at the Grand Slam in Paris. All Japan champion in 2013.
20140712_TyumenGS_CHIBANA, Charles (BRA) (2)

Charles Chibana gives Brazil medal hope for Rio

12 Jul 2014 15:50

Brazilian World leader Charles Chibana proved he is the top man in the U66kg category with a month to go the World Championships as he defeated every challenger in Tyumen. The highly-popular Brazilian produced one of the must-see moments of the opening day as he lifted Jeju Grand Prix winner Rokugo Yuhei of Japan up and over with a jaw-dropping ura-nage for ippon. Read more

20140208_Paris_PULYAEV, Mikhail (RUS)  (4)

Mikhail Pulyaev new wonderboy of Russia with victory in Paris

8 Feb 2014 17:55

Mikhail Pulyaev of Russia is the new wonderboy of Russia. After a strong generation with Musa Mogushkov and Alim Gadanov in the previous Olympic cycle, now Pulyaev is too hot to handle. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix winner of Russia defeated the ever-explosive Georgii Zantaraia to win -66kg gold. The Russian threw with a tai-otoshi for waza-ari and followed up with a kesure-kesa-gatame hold down for wazari-awasette-ippon. Read more

Result City Date
3Rio de Janeiro2013

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