Antoine Valois-Fortier Judoka

Antoine Valois-Fortier

Antoine Valois-Fortier

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:13 March 1990 (31 years)
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Canadian judoka Antoine Valois-Fortier won the Olympic Games bronze in London 2012, in Rio he finished seventh. He claimed more than 20 World Cup medals. Valois-Fortier fought in the 2014 World Championships final vs Tchrikishvili and took bronze in 2015 and 2019 in the Budokan in Tokyo. He won over 20 World Cup medals. In 2017 he won gold at the Grand Prix in Hohhot. Antoine took bronze at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi and Antalya in 2019. He took silver at the Grand Prix in Montreal and Zagreb
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Olympic Games level will require optimal mental health

29 Jan 2021 13:50

One of the most competitive weight classes in judo is the U81kg division for men. Many athletes and a lot of youngsters who are eager to win the world’s most important medal in judo in July in Tokyo’s Budokan. Also it is a weight category where Japan may not be so strong…. That’s an assumption though as you simply haven’t seen one of the main contenders for an Olympic gold medal, he’s ben hiding but will show his face just in advance of the Olympic Games as he doesn’t have to qualify. Read more

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Vedat Albayrak third Grand Slam winner ever for Turkey

25 Oct 2020 00:35

The category U81kg in Budapest was interesting with a good field of some of the top players, but lacking the top three in the world. With the presence of the world number 4, Vedat Albayrak of Turkey, the world and Olympic medalist Antoine Valois-Fortier (CAN), the reigning Olympic Champion Khasan Khalmurzaev (RUS) and the 2018 World Champion Saeid Mollaei (MGL), the U81kg group was particularly generous to its spectators on the occasion of this grand slam. Read more

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Canada, Australia and Poland withdraw from the Games in 2020

23 Mar 2020 09:15

Canada, Australia and Poland will not send athletes to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo because of the risks associated with the coronavirus outbreak, the Olympic committees for both countries said in separate statements. All countries' Olympic committees also are calling for the Games to be postponed until 2021. Read more

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A very special for Canadian Antoine Valois-Fortier

28 Aug 2019 20:35

Antoine Valois-Fortier was patient and relentless on Wednesday to win his bronze medal in U81 kg at the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, in Japan. The Quebecois had to fight a total of seven bouts before enjoying his third World Championship podium, a very special moment for him. Read more

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Sagi Muki is the first male world champion for Israel

28 Aug 2019 14:30

An exciting tournament U81kg at the World Championships with Sagi Muki as the new World Champion. In the final he defeated belgian prodigy Matthias Casse another time. Muki and Casse know each-other inside out but again Muki was able to take this match and captured the first world title for his country. Belgium is left with empty hands, of six world finals they lost all six. Read more

Result City Date
5Tbilisi27 Mar
2Budapest2020
3Paris2020
5Abu Dhabi2019
3Tokyo2019

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