Ruika Sato Judoka

Ruika Sato

Ruika Sato

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:27 March 1992 (28 years)
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Ruika Sato won her 1st Grand Slam in 2010 in Rio, followed by the Grand Slam victory in Tokyo. She claimed more than 20 international medals at Grand Prix and Grand Slams, all U78kg. Sato won World Junior bronze in 2008 U78kg. Silver at the Paris Grand Slam. She won the Grand Slam of Japan in 2016 and 2018. She won silver at the Grand Slam in Paris and 2018 Masters. She won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017 and Düsseldorf in 2018. Silver in Budapest 2019.
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Crowd pleaser Audrey Tcheumeo secures Grand Slam gold for France

12 Feb 2017 18:55

Former world champion and two-time Olympic medallist Audrey Tcheumeo and Tokyo Grand Slam winner Sato Ruika of Japan failed to hit the heights of their performances in the earlier rounds of the Grand Slam in Paris as their tense final narrowly went in favour of the home judoka. Read more

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Hisayoshi Harasawa defeats Ryu Shichinohe at all Japan Judo Championships

2 Apr 2016 11:05

Some big surprises at the All Japan Championships this weekend in Fukuoka. In the men’s U90kg Daiki Nishiyama defeated Mashu Baker. Baker is the World Championships bronze medallist of Astana in 2015. Baker is ranked 4th in the World Ranking, Nishiyama 11th, so a decision has to be made by the technical staff of the All Japan Judo Federation. Read more

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French crowd basis for golden Sunday in Paris

18 Oct 2015 19:05

France was the best nation at the second day of the Grand Slam in Paris. The Accor Hotel Arena was full with an amazing crowd. Judo sells in France, but you need to have the right idols, and Audrey Tcheumeo, Emilie Andeol and Cyrille Maret awarded the crowd with gold for France. Read more

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Audrey Tcheumeo and Paris is a match

18 Oct 2015 16:30

World Judo Masters bronze medallist French Audrey Tcheumeo won her country’s first gold medal at the Grand Slam by defeating Tyumen Grand Slam silver medallist Sato Ruika (JPN) in the U78kg final and the French team never looked back. Sato was penalised three times while Tcheumeo was penalised twice and that decided the contest with no scores registered from either judoka. Read more

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Overview Grand Slam Paris day 2

18 Oct 2015 14:35

The French have some finals today at the Grand Slam Paris with Audrey Tcheumeo and Emilie Andeol in the women's division two chances for gold. In the men Alexandre Iddir and Cyrille Maret were inspired by the new environment of the Accor Arena and made it to the final again. Maret can prolong his title. Read about the Preliminaries so far live from Paris. Read more

Result City Date
3Chiba2019
2Budapest2019
2Fukuoka2019
5Paris2019
2Guangzhou2018

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