Haruna Asami Judoka

Haruna Asami

Haruna Asami

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:12 April 1988 (31 years)
  • Popularity
Japanese lightweight Haruna Asami became World Champion 2010 in Tokyo and 2011 in Paris and world silver in 2013 (Rio) and 2015 in Astana. Asami won the Universiade in Belgrade (Student World Championships) in 2009. Asian Champion in 2015 in Kuwait. She won 2 Grand Slams in Paris, 2 in Tokyo and Rio. Haruna Asami (JPN) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U48kg in 2011 and 2012.
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The retired athletes of 2016 can enjoy their new life

31 Dec 2016 12:50

2016 is over. An Olympic year with lots of spectacular titles, heroes, losses, victories and retirements. JudoInside.com wishes all judo fans a happy new year. Let the retired athletes have a year where they can enjoy their friends, families and our sport. Read more

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Haruna Asami, Yoshie Ueno and Ayumi Tanimoto added to coaching staff Japan

23 Oct 2016 20:10

The two-time world champion Haruna Asami who recently retired as professional career will join the coaching staff of the seniors and the junior national team of Japan. Read more

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Former judo world champion Asami announces retirement

11 Oct 2016 15:10

Judoka Haruna Asami, a two-time world champion in the women’s U48kg division, drew the curtain on her career. Read more

2016 Kaori Matsumoto (4)

All Japan Judo Championships essential for Rio qualification

2 Apr 2016 10:35

This weekend the All Japan Championships take place, it will be the decisive qualification event for the Olympic Games in Japan. All top athletes are sharp to win this championship to get the ticket for Rio. Different than other Olympic years some of the top athletes are protected, to prevent the mistakes made in the 2012 qualification. In Fukuoka all top athletes come together. Read more

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Japan dominates Tokyo Grand Slam with 100% conversion

4 Dec 2015 10:35

The first day of the Grand Slam in Tokyo is over with five victories for Japan, stating that this is what we can expect at the Olympic Games. However in Tokyo’s Metropolitan Gymnasium four Japanese fought in each category where in Rio there’s space for one. Read more

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