Antoine Valois-Fortier Judoka

Antoine Valois-Fortier

Antoine Valois-Fortier

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:13 March 1990 (30 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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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

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Takanori Nagase claims second Grand Prix title in a month

28 Jul 2019 01:10

Former world champion Nagase Takanori of Japan won his second Grand Prix title in July as he followed up on his Montreal win by going unbeaten in Zagreb. Olympic bronze medallist Nagase bested London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Antoine Valois-Fortier (CAN) by ippon in the final in a first-time meeting between two of the leading judoka in one of judo’s most fascinating weight categories. The victory for the Japanese also nudged his country up to the top of the medal table. Read more

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Canadian athletes eager to stand out at Grand Prix Montreal

2 Jul 2019 09:20

Almost a year before the start of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, on July 5-7, the world’s best judokas will be gathered at the Maurice-Richard Arena for the Montreal Grand Prix. As part of the Olympic qualification process, 49 Canadian athletes will have a chance to score valuable points, and they’ll do it in front of a home crowd, a precious asset for them. Read more

Result City Date
3Paris9 Feb
5Abu Dhabi2019
3Tokyo2019
2Zagreb2019
2Montreal2019

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