Tessie Savelkouls Judoka

Tessie Savelkouls

Tessie Savelkouls

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:11 March 1992 (28 years)
  • Popularity
Dutch judo heavyweight Tessie Savelkouls took gold at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017 followed with gold at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017. She won the U23 Championships in 2014 and silver in 2013. Tessie won World Junior bronze in 2011. Savelkouls took Grand Slam bronze in Paris in 2016. She ranked 7th at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She won European senior bronze in 2018 in Tel Aviv. She took silver at the GP in Marrakech in 2019 and Tel Aviv in 2020. Tessie got heavily injured in Paris in 2020.
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French youngster Romane Dicko signs significant win

26 Jan 2020 07:30

Building on her performance at the 2019 World Masters, during which she won gold, Dutch Tessie Savelkouls entered the final against the 2018 European Champion, long injured, but back at the highest level, Romane Dicko (FRA). The French controlled the final and scored ippon with an o-uchi-gari to take a significative win in Tel Aviv. Read more

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Tessie Savelkouls saves her best until last in 2019

14 Dec 2019 15:35

World number 25 Tessie Savelkouls of the Netherlands won her first IJF title of the year at the final event of the season as the Dutchwoman won her country’s third gold medal in Qingdao. Former world bronze medallist Iryna Kindzerska (AZE) was outworked for the full four minutes of regulation time and was caught after 25 seconds of added time from a rolling seoi-nage for a waza-ari score. Read more

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Kayra Sayit triumphs ahead of home Grand Prix in Antalya

10 Mar 2019 18:55

World Championships bronze medallist Kayra Sayit (TUR) won her fourth Grand Prix title for Turkey with an impressive display in the women’s heavyweight category. Sayit threw one-time Grand Prix winner Tessie Savelkouls (NED) for a waza-ari score and will expect to break into the world’s top 10 with the prospect of a home Grand Prix coming up next month in Antalya. Read more

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Mikhail Igolnikov strikes with first European senior title

28 Apr 2018 19:05

Mikhail Igolnikov earned Russia’s fourth gold of the European Judo Championships in Tel Aviv today, leaving them top of the final medals table, as he defeated Serbia’s world champion Nemanja Majdov in the U90 kilograms class. Read more

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Roy Meyer celebrates gold with home crowd at Grand Prix The Hague

19 Nov 2017 20:20

The Netherlands dominated the last day of the Grand Prix in The Hague. With three gold medals and eight in total on Sunday it was clear that the Dutch are still a powerhouse in judo. With five gold medals over three days and twelve medals in total the Dutch have a great showcase. The Grand Prix in The Hague will for sure have more athletes next year as the organisation set a great inaugural event. Read more

Result City Date
2Tel Aviv25 Jan
1Qingdao2019
7Osaka2019
1Tallinn2019
7Ekaterinburg2019

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