Felipe Kitadai Judoka

Felipe Kitadai

Felipe Kitadai

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:28 July 1989 (29 years)
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Felipe Kitadai is judoka for Brazil who won the Olympic Games bronze in London 2012. He finished 7th at the 2016 Olympic Games. Kitadai won gold at the Pan American Games in 2011 and silver in 2015 in Toronto. He competed at World Championships since 2010, 5th in 2015. He won the PanAm Championships in 2011 and 2015. World Military Champion 2015. He claimed the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2019.
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Brazil’s Olympic medallist Felipe Kitadai seals emotional victory

10 May 2019 22:45

London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Felipe Kitadai of Brazil achieved a career first as the 29-year old Brazilian ended an IJF competition day with gold for his country. After earning three Grand Slam silver medals, Kitadai, who was ranked a lowly number 33 at the start of the day, brushed aside Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist Temur Nozadze (GEO) by two scores for gold. Read more

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Spanish lightweights inspired by competition in Baku

10 May 2019 14:40

At the first day of the Grand Slam in Baku the Spanish team battles for the gold in a surprising category U48kg. Although Julia Figueroa dominates the class for years, new kids on the block have arrived and this time Laura Martinez Abelenda reached the final where she will battle for gold against Figueroa. Abelenda who was always so close to a medal at various age levels, now breaks through the barriers with a victory over Catarina Costa of Portugal. Read more

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Robert Mshvidobadze triumphs at a Grand Slam at the 18th attempt

26 Oct 2017 18:55

Russian European Champion Robert Mshvidobadze won Grand Slam gold for the first time after beating Brazilian Felipe Kitadai in the U60kg in Abu Dhabi. Zagreb Grand Prix silver medallist Mshvidobadze made his Grand Slam debut in 2010 and has travelled to the IJF’s showcase events all over the world without reaching top spot. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview Men U60kg

5 Aug 2016 13:20

The lightest weight division will be in action on 6 August, the opening day of the tournament. The previous edition was won by Arsen Galstyan (RUS) which was quite a surprise, but the competition has become more intense with a new generation of judokas. Many older judokas stepped up to U66kg or couldn’t hold their position. Read more

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Brazil announces super team for Olympic Games

2 Jun 2016 11:10

The Brazilian Judo Federation has unveiled the team for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Most of the team was known, but some decisions had to be taken in regard to the categories for men U60kg, U100kg and +100kg. In the men’s lightweights Felipe Kitadai was chosen over Eric Takabatake. Read more

Result City Date
1Baku10 May
5Antalya5 Apr
7Tbilisi29 Mar
5The Hague2018
3Lima2018

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