Yuri Alvear Judoka

Yuri Alvear

Yuri Alvear

  • Country:Colombia
  • Born:29 March 1986 (33 years)
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Yuri Alvear is amazing judoka from Colombia, the best ever in her country. She is triple world champion in 2011, 2013 and 2014 and won bronze in 2015, 2017 and 2018. She won Olympic silver in 2016 in Rio and an Olympic bronze medal in 2012 in London and was 7th in Beijing. She won many Pan American Championships and took gold at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017. Silver at the 2018 IJF World Masters in Guangzhou.
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Athletes from all over the world in Antalya

5 Apr 2019 21:05

For some athletes the Grand Prix in Antalya is one of the highlights of the season in advance, some use it as their preparation for other more important events. At the second day of the Grand Prix athletes from all around the globe will fight. The IJF spoke the athletes from Canada until Australia, all present in the Turkish touristic city. Read more

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Japanese youngster Saki Niizoe beats Colombian legend Alvear

16 Dec 2018 11:05

Niizoe Saki of Japan defeated double Olympic medallist and three-time world champion Yuri Alvear (COL) for the second time this year to earn the best result of her young career. Niizoe, who beat Alvear in February at the Düsseldorf Grand Slam, threw the 32-year-old Colombian great with a tai-otoshi for a waza-ari score and impressively held onto her lead to reign for rampant Japan. Read more

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Chizuru Arai retains the world title U70kg

24 Sep 2018 15:30

Chizuru Arai retained the world title. The Japanese proved she is a classy judoka defeating all her opponents and all expectations. Against Marie-Eve Gahie who was on steam in her best ever tournament, Arai need just one attack to destroy all hope for the French. Read more

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Sensational number of four continents in the semi finals U70kg

24 Sep 2018 11:50

Just like the men’s tournament also some exotic surprises in the women’s U70kg division with a semi final with athletes coming from four continents. Some stunning victories in the preliminaries. Read more

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Cuba takes five golds at Pan American Championships

22 Apr 2018 12:45

Cuba became the somewhat surprising winner at the Pan American Championships this weekend in San Jose. With five gold medals and three times silver the Cuban team overclassed the other strong nations such as Brazil and Canada. Still Canada took three gold medals and couldn’t complain. Read more

Result City Date
2Lima10 Aug
3Panama City26 May
2Guangzhou2018
3Baku2018
1San Jose2018

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