Masashi Nishiyama Judoka

Masashi Nishiyama

Masashi Nishiyama

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:9 July 1985 (35 years)
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Masashi Nishiyama is judoka for Japan who won the Olympic Games bronze in London 2012. He won the Grand Slam of Tokyo in 2010 and 2011 U90kg and the IJF Masters in Almaty in 2012. He was World team champion with Japan in 2010. Nishiyama Masashi retired in January 2016. Masashi Nishiyama (JPN) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U90kg in 2012.
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2012 Olympic bronze medallist Masashi Nishiyama retires

12 Jan 2016 11:10

Masashi Nishiyama retires from judo. Nishiyama was the bronze medallist U90 kilogram at the 2012 London Olympics. Nishiyama: “I feel proud to have been able to compete against my world rivals on such a high level as the Olympics.” He defeated great athletes such as Ilias Iliadis, Tiago Camilo, Asley Gonzalez, Kyu-Won Lee, Elkhan Mammadov, Amar Benikhlef, Kirill Denisov and Kirill Voprosov. Read more

Result City Date
3Rio de Janeiro2013
2Salvador de Bahia2012

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