Sanne Van Dijke Judoka

Sanne Van Dijke

Sanne Van Dijke

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:21 July 1995 (25 years)
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Sanne van Dijke of the Netherlands became European Senior Champion in 2017 in Warsaw U70kg followed by the victory at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg. Van Dijke won the European title for Juniors and U23 in 2014. She won her first Grand Prix medal in 2015 in Dusseldorf. She took silver at the IJF World Masters in 2019 in Qingdao. Sanne won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017. She captured silver at the European Games in Minsk in 2019 and over 15 World Cup medals.
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Confident Sanne van Dijke in heavy battle for Tokyo 2021

25 Mar 2020 17:20

The Netherlands have a real luxury problem in the 70 kg weight class, because with Kim Polling and Sanne van Dijke you have two world-class judoka. They are on the second and third place in the Olympic ranking and have both beaten World Champion Marie Eve Gahie and Japan's top athlete Arai Chizuru. It is a close fight between the two Dutch top aces. In an interview with Diana Suess, the silver medallist of the 2019 Masters Sanne van Dijke talks about pressure, mentality and the Olympic Games of 2021. Read more

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Kim Polling captures fourth Masters title

13 Dec 2019 13:10

Dutch woman Kim Polling was at her explosive best as she defeated Abu Dhabi Grand Slam silver medallist Sanne Van Dijke (NED) to win the -70kg final. World number 12 Polling beat world number three Van Dijke by two scores without reply to maintain her rich vein of form at the end of 2019 after gracing three finals in a row on the IJF circuit. Read more

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Kim Polling still too much for Van Dijke

25 Oct 2019 19:10

Former World number one Kim Polling of the Netherlands claimed her fourth Grand Slam title with a key win over teammate and world number eight Sanne Van Dijke in the U70kg final in Abu Dhabi. The Three-time World Judo Masters champion overpowered Van Dijke - who had prepared for the Grand Slam by training at the Welsh Judo Association’s national dojo in Cardiff alongside former world number one Natalie Powell (GBR) - with an emphatic o-soto-gari for ippon after two minutes. Read more

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Surprises all over at day 5 of the Worlds

29 Aug 2019 11:45

Spanish World champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili lost his second match against Axel Clerget (FRA) by a waza-ari score. The Spaniard failed to sparke in Tokyo and exited early on as a host of big names were shocked in the morning session on day five. Read more

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Gemma Howell wins back-to-back Grand Prix

27 Jul 2019 19:35

Budapest Grand Prix winner Gemma Howell (GBR) won her second IJF Grand Prix title in as many weeks as she beat three-time World Judo Masters winner Kim Polling (NED) in the U70kg final. Polling, who starred in the preliminaries with a powerful and focused showing, came undone against the Wolverhampton Judo Club product who hooked in for a waza-ari score as her mother Suzanne celebrated in the stands just as she did in Budapest. Read more

Result City Date
2Qingdao2019
2Odivelas2019
2Wiesbaden2019
2Abu Dhabi2019
3Tallinn2019

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