Haruka Tachimoto Judoka

Haruka Tachimoto

Haruka Tachimoto

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:3 August 1990 (29 years)
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Haruka Tachimoto is 2016 Olympic Champion of Rio and was 7th at the 2012 Olympic Games. She won the Grand Slam of Paris in 2015 and silver in 2016. She won the Junior world title in 2008 in Bangkok and 2009 in Paris. She won events in Tunis, Rotterdam, Tokyo, Abu Dhabi, Paris and Tyumen. She won the world team title in 2013.

Olympic Judo Champion Haruka Tachimoto (27) retires

4 Oct 2017 13:45

Olympic Champion Haruka Tachimoto who won the women’s 70-kg gold in Rio de Janeiro revealed she is retiring. The 27-year-old Tachimoto, who cited a lack of drive as her main reason for calling it quits, submitted retirement documents to the All Japan Judo Federation the same day and is scheduled to hold a press conference on October 10. Read more

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Japanese womens headcoach Mitsutoshi Nanjo resigns

14 Sep 2016 11:05

Japanese women’s headcoach Mitsutoshi Nanjo resigned after being headcoach since 2012, installed after the Olympic Games of London. In Rio at the Olympic Games Nanjo was responsible for the five medals in the Japanese women’s team including the gold of Haruka Tachimoto where he was personally involved as coach. Read more


Ono, Baker and Tachimoto praise Japans efforts

30 Aug 2016 13:10

Japan’s Rio Olympic judo gold medalists believe their country has reclaimed its rightful place as the sport’s world No. 1, but warned the pressure to succeed at the 2020 Tokyo Games will be enormous. “Our results in Rio have increased expectations on judo toward the Tokyo Olympics,” men’s 73Ukg champion Shohei Ono, one of three Japanese judo gold medalists at the Rio Games.” Read more

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The Olympic Games judo nations reported by JudoInside.com

17 Aug 2016 13:15

Some nations had spectacular results at the Olympic Games. Some due to a structural policy, some because of individuals or a good generation. Some nations will use the success to breed a new generation, to generate money and follow up on the success. Some countries may face the consequences of poor results. We reported the nations medalling in London and Rio. Read more

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Review Olympic Games Judo Tournament with new medal record

15 Aug 2016 10:00

The Olympic Games Games Judo Tournament has come to an end with Japan leading the medal table as expected, however the Asian countries were expected to dominate much more. Instead the European nations built out the number of titles to eight compared to seven in London. Pan America was able to capture three titles, same number as Asia. Read more

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1Rio de Janeiro2016

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