Idalys Ortiz Judoka

Idalys Ortiz

Idalys Ortiz

  • Country:Cuba
  • Born:27 September 1989 (30 years)
  • Popularity
Cuban judoka Idalys Ortiz became Olympic Champion in 2012 in London and won silver in 2016 in Rio. Ortiz had already won Olympic bronze in 2008 in Beijing. She was World Champion in 2013 and 2014. In 2019 and 2018 she won silver and in 2015 she won World bronze in Astana. She won various Panam Championships and Games and captured the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Paris and Düsseldorf in 2019. She won the Grand Prix in Budapest and Hohhot in 2019 and her first Grand Slam gold in Osaka in 2018.
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Top earners in the IJF World Judo Tour 2018

24 Dec 2018 10:45

Being a judoka is not the financially most solid occupation. Not a surprise to many despite the increasing prize money awarded by the IJF in the IJF World Tour. The absolute top players cannot even get a year salary. However the prize money is for sure an appreciation of the hard work and investments. Read more

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Major changes in the World Ranking

17 Dec 2018 10:55

The final U60kg at the Masters in Guangzhou was an interesting one. The numbers one and two of the World Ranking list fought each-other. Robert Mshvidobadze won the Masters and defeated his Georgian rival Amiran Papinashvili. Read more

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Japanese teen Akira Sone defeats Cuban Legend Ortiz in Guangzhou

16 Dec 2018 13:15

Japanese youngster Sone Akira defeated world silver medallist Idalys Ortiz of Cuba to win her first major title on the IJF World Judo Tour. Sone, 18, showed no fear as she went up against arguably the most decorated female heavyweight in the sport and the 29-year-old Cuban struggled under the immense degree of pressure from the Japanese teen. Read more

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Cuban legend Idalys Ortiz adds new title to her honours list

25 Nov 2018 14:25

World Championships silver medallist Idalys Ortiz (CUB) struck Grand Slam gold for the first time to win back-to-back titles on the IJF World Judo Tour. Ortiz, who won the Cancun Grand Prix in October conquered Asian Games winner Sone Akira (JPN) in the final after the disappointing Japanese judoka was disqualified after her third shido. Read more

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Cuban legend Ortiz wins fifth Grand Prix title

15 Oct 2018 09:55

World silver medallist Idalys Ortiz of Cuba defeated double world silver medallist Maria Suelen Altheman (BRA) for the 14th time in her career to win her fifth Grand Prix gold medal. The Cuban legend, who has won all three colours of Olympic medals available, is already a leading contender for Tokyo 2020 and was unbeatable in Mexico on Sunday. Read more

Result City Date
3Düsseldorf23 Feb
1Herstal2 Feb
1Budapest2019
2Osaka2019
2Tokyo2019

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