Ugo Legrand Judoka

Ugo Legrand

Ugo Legrand

  • Country:France
  • Born:22 January 1989 (32 years)
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Ugo Legrand is Olympic bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympics in London. He won silver at the 2013 World Championships in Rio and bronze in 2011. Ugo won the World Junior title in 2008 in Bangkok and three European Junior medals. He was 2012 European Champion in Chelyabinsk. He retired in 2015.
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Ugo Legrand retires from highest level judo

8 Oct 2015 16:00

Ugo Legrand has announced to retire from judo with immediate effect. The 2012 European champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist cannot be happier today he wrote on his facebook. 'Ugo' won an Olympic medal, two World Championships medals and three European medals among many career highlights. Read more

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Dex Elmont takes his most precious career title in Montpellier

25 Apr 2014 19:05

Dex Elmont won the European title in Montpellier, an achievement his world champion brother hadn't done so far. The pride of the two was undescribable. The Dutchman had to wait a long time and won three consecutive European medals from 2006-2008 but this time he won the final. The 30-year-old Elmont defeated World silver medallist Ugo Legrand of France by a surprise seoi for Legrand's own crowd. Read more

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Brazil and Great Britain take stake in Montevideo

18 Mar 2014 19:30

The British and Russian athletes both won 3 gold medals at the PanAm Open in Montevideo. In total The British have taken ten medals at the PanAm Open in Montevideo. Read more

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The big Bang came to Paris and won

8 Feb 2014 19:25

The Paris Grand Slam saw Bang Gui-Man of Korea winning his first Grand Slam gold medal by inflicting defeat on European kingpin Rok Draksic. Tokyo Grand Slam runner-up Bang stormed to his maiden title with a spinning ko-uchi-gari scoring ippon after just 16 seconds as Draksic remained on the tatami in disbelief and frustration. The South Korean ace secured his place in the final by conquering French European u23 Championship winner Jonathan Allardon (FRA) in 12 seconds by ippon. In the second semi-final Draksic impressively humbled Olympic champion Mansur Isaev with osaekomi-waza sealing the victory after leading by a yuko. Read more

Result City Date
7Abu Dhabi2014
3Buenos Aires2014

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