Yuri Alvear Judoka

Yuri Alvear

Yuri Alvear

  • Country:Colombia
  • Born:29 March 1986 (34 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. Yuri won the Grand Slam in Brasilia in 2019.
20140929_Chelyabinsk_IJF_TOTH, Krisztian (HUN) - ILIADIS, Ilias (GRE)15

Iliadis and Alvear take triple, Aguiar covers Brazilian poverty with gold

29 Aug 2014 14:50

In Chelyabinsk at day five three great champions were crowned and to be honest, they were not the ones with the highest odds. Although their quality is undisputed. One of our heroes Ilias Iliadis can never be whipped out for a medal, but it was Varlam Liparteliani who’s stars were shining more clearly last year. Not Kim Polling but Yuri Alvear can measure with Ilias Iliadis winning the triple. Read more

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Junior ace Chizuru Arai conquers world number one Polling

30 Nov 2013 17:55

Junior World Championships silver medallist Arai Chizuru (JPN) halted the world number one Kim Polling with a measured performance in he -70kg final. Arai made a statement after just 15 seconds as she scored a yuko from an uchi-mata which received a roar of approval from the home fans. The 20-year-old, who captured a career-best silver at the Moscow Grand Slam in July, was penalised with a shido for passivity at the hallway mark and shortly after received two further penalties also for passivity. That was enough for Arai who produced a burst of energy in the closing seconds to attack the Dutch star and wrapped her up in ne-waza to see out the remaining time. Read more

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Riki Nakaya takes easy games in Tokyo Grand Slam

30 Nov 2013 17:25

Olympic silver medallist and former world champion Nakaya Riki was the star of the day in the U73kg category. The crowd favourite overcome Rijeka Grand Prix winner Bang Gui-Man (KOR) in the final. Nakaya clinched the gold medal in 71 seconds after a rapid series of exchanges which started with an juji-gatame attempt which was defended by the South Korean but his Japanese rival kept the action flowing as he utilised his full arsenal. Nakaya switched from yoko-shiho-gatame to kami-shiho-gatame to keep Bang on his back on the tatami for the full 20 seconds. Read more

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