Junxia Yang Judoka

Junxia Yang

Junxia Yang

  • Country:China
  • Born:2 May 1989 (29 years)
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Junxia Yang won the European Open in Madrid, Grand Prix of Ulaanbaatar in 2014 and Asian Open in Taipeh in 2014. The Chinese participated at major events such as the Grand Slam in Paris. She won the Grand Prix in Qingdao in 2015. She won bronze at the Grand Prix in Samsun in 2016. She finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games.
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Clarisse Agbegnenou determined to keep this level until 2020

31 Aug 2017 18:35

Clarisse Agbegnenou conquered reigning Olympic and world champion Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia to become a two-time world champion here in Budapest. The rematch of the Olympic final and the last Worlds final was hotly-anticipated as two most decorated judoka in the category successfully negotiated the preliminary rounds to take their place in the gold medal contest. Read more

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Trstenjak and Agbegnenou as always the favorites, but watch the roadblocks U63kg

31 Aug 2017 00:00

There are two very obvious top contenders in the category U63kg in Budapest and both have won a World title before: Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia and Clarisse Agbegnenou of France. Of the two, Trstenjak has the slight edge. She is the defending Olympic, World, and European Champion and she has won the last four encounters with Agbegnenou. But this time it cannot be the final. Read more

2016 Grand Prix Qingdao

Grand Prix Qingdao moves to northern city of Hohhot in 2017

17 Nov 2016 11:15

The Grand Prix of Qingdao is set to start for the last time in the harbor city. The Qingdao Grand Prix was first held in 2009 and is one of the longest-running events on the IJF World Judo Tour. Qingdao’s top sports event has been an annual leg of the tour since then but this year marks a farewell as China’s judo showpiece will move next year to Hohhot, the Capital of Inner Mongolia in North China. The field starts with just 68 women but including the two top Chinese heavyweights Ma and Yu. Read more

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Brazils Mariana Silva surprises the elite towards semi finals

9 Aug 2016 18:25

Only one surprise in the semi final for women, the rest is by the book. Brazil’s Mariana Silva achieved to book victories over Yarden Gerbi in the quarter final, Martyna Trajdos in the 1/8 final and Szandra Szogedi in the first round. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women U63kg

8 Aug 2016 23:45

Tina Trstenjak is known as one of the most stable judokas around. No show, just judo, not always first, but gold when she demands it. Trstenjak is vying to be the successor of Urska Zolnir and keep the title in Slovenia. On 9 August we will know the answer to the succession. Read more

Result City Date
5Budapest2017
5Qingdao2016
7Rio de Janeiro2016
3Guadalajara2016
3Tashkent2016

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