Edwige Gwend Judoka

Edwige Gwend

Edwige Gwend

  • Country:Italy
  • Born:11 March 1990 (27 years)
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Italian judoka Edwige Gwend won the Grand Prix Tashkent in 2015. Gwend won the European U23 Championships in 2010. Also in 2010 also won silver at the Senior European Championships in Vienna. She claimed various major victories and collected over 15 world level medals. Competed at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. She won a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2017.
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Italy’s Gwend rediscovers the winning touch for the first time in two years

27 Oct 2017 18:05

Italian Edwige Gwend breathed new life in her career by winning Grand Slam gold for the first time. The 27-year-old Italian, who is ranked 16th in the world, last won IJF gold in 2015 at the Tashkent Grand Prix but managed to end her two-year wait to top the podium by beating the leading contenders in Abu Dhabi. Read more

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Trstenjak and Agbegnenou as always the favorites, but watch the roadblocks U63kg

31 Aug 2017 00:00

There are two very obvious top contenders in the category U63kg in Budapest and both have won a World title before: Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia and Clarisse Agbegnenou of France. Of the two, Trstenjak has the slight edge. She is the defending Olympic, World, and European Champion and she has won the last four encounters with Agbegnenou. But this time it cannot be the final. Read more

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Miku Tashiro proves a point with GP victory in Hohhot

1 Jul 2017 11:30

Double world bronze medallist Tashiro Miku of Japan put her frustrations in missing out on a Worlds place behind her to win Grand Prix gold in Hohhot. Tashiro, who won her only Grand Prix gold medal in Budapest in 2014, defeated five-time Grand Prix Unterwurzacher, who won the Tokyo Grand Slam last year, in the final. Read more

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European Judo Championships Preview U63kg: Classic matches with history

19 Apr 2017 09:35

The category U63kg is a European division with Olympic Champion Tina Trstenjak who is always in for a battle with her rivals Agbegnenou, Unterwurzacher, Trajdos, and Schlesinger. Even though Olympic medallists Yarden Gerbi (ISR) and Anicka van Emden (NED) either won’t compete or retired, the competition is quite severe and there are lots of women with good confidence that they can be a showcase at this event. Read more

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Magdalena Krssakova breaks through all barriers in Tbilisi

1 Apr 2017 15:55

The final of the women’s U63kg in Tbilisi saw Edwige Gwend of Italy and the bronze medal of the last Zagreb Grand Prix in 2016, Magdalena Krssakova of Austria fighting for gold. With that final, the Italian could already expect a better result than last year, as she finished third on the occasion of the 2016 edition of the Tbilisi Grand Prix. Read more

Result City Date
3Wuppertal 26 Nov
1Abu Dhabi27 Oct
3Hohhot1 Jul
7Warsaw21 Apr
2Tbilisi1 Apr

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