Rafael Silva Judoka

Rafael Silva

Rafael Silva

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:11 May 1987 (32 years)
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Brazilian judoka Rafael Silva is the former #1 of the world. The heavyweight won two Olympic bronze medals in 2012 in London and in Rio 2016. He won world bronze in 2017 in Budapest. He won many international titles such as 2 World Championships medals in 2013 and 2014 and Grand Slam in Tyumen in 2014. He won over 30 World Cup medals including 8 victories. He won the Pan American title in 2019 in Lima.
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Preview Pan American Judo Championships Lima

24 Apr 2019 10:35

Brazil and Canada seemed to be the two most dominant nations in this moment at the forthcoming Judo Pan American Championships held in Lima, Peru, this week. The Pan Americans are strong at level in both heavyweight categories but perhaps the most eye-catching division in for women U57kg. However Jessica Klimkait will be missing in Lima, so no Canadian clash, but perhaps Christa Deguchi and Rafaela Silva may battle as highest seeded players. Read more

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Heavyweight glory for Russia’s Tamerlan Bashaev

17 Mar 2019 16:30

Tamerlan Bashaev of Russia struck Grand Slam gold for the first time in his career by defeating Olympic bronze medallist Or Sasson (ISR) in the closing seconds of their +100kg final. World Judo Masters bronze medallist Bashaev dropped under his Israeli rival with his trademark seoi-nage for a waza-ari score with four seconds left on the clock to end the tournament on a high for the hosts. Read more

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World heavyweight champion Guram Tushishvili repeats 2017 victory

16 Dec 2018 14:50

Georgian World champion Guram Tushishvili underlined his superiority at the helm of the men’s heavyweight category as he won his second World Judo Masters crown. Tushishvili bombarded double Olympic bronze medallist Rafael Silva (BRA) with attacks and the Brazilian crumbled under the intense onslaught from Georgia’s man of the moment. Read more

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Inal Tasoev next challenge for World Champion Tushishvili?

14 Dec 2018 12:00

World heavyweight champion Tushishvili is the man to beat in the land of the giants and will be a star attraction on Sunday. The defending World Judo Masters champion started 2018 with fifth-place at the Paris Grand Slam in the absence of Teddy Riner (FRA). Read more

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Legend Naidan win first Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier

27 May 2018 15:35

At the Grand Prix in Hohhot Mongolian legend and world bronze medallist Naidan Tuvshinbayar won his first IJF gold medal since 2015 as he rolled back the years with a vintage display to once again prolong his career as an elite judoka. Read more

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Result City Date
1Lima27 Apr
3Ekaterinburg17 Mar
2Guangzhou2018
3Hohhot2018
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