Hyun-Ji Yoon Judoka

Hyun-Ji Yoon

Hyun-Ji Yoon

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:14 February 1994 (26 years)
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Korean judoka Hyun-Ji Yoon fought the World Junior Championships final in 2011. She finished seventh at the 2014 World Championships in Astana. She took a bronze medal at the Asian Pacific Championships in Fujairah in 2019. She won the gold medal at the Asian Open in Hong Kong in 2019.
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Fourth World Tour victory for Natalie Powell

26 Jan 2020 01:00

The first female final of the third day at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv pitted the 17th in the World Ranking List, winner of the Tashkent Grand Prix in 2019, Bernadette Graf (AUT), with the 2017 world bronze medalist, Natalie Powell (GBR). It took less than two minutes for Natalie Powell to complete a smoothly led final, thanks to a first waza-ari from a harai-goshi and a flawless ippon via o-uchi-gari. It is the third gold medal at a Grand Prix for Powell. Read more

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Koreans dominate Asian Open in Hong Kong with seven gold

1 Dec 2019 17:00

Korea was the best nation at the Asian Open in Hong Kong of this weekend. Korea captured seven gold medals. Mongolia and Chinese Taipei both took two gold medals. Korea claimed three of the four men’s titles on Sunday. On Saturday though it was Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia that won gold. Interesting was that U73kg category with winner Makhmadbek Makhmadbekov. Read more

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Mami Umeki youngest World Champion of 2015

28 Aug 2015 16:00

Japanese Umeki Mami won the world title for Japan for women U78kg. An absolute sensation at a sensational day. Umeki also became the youngest winner of the tournament so far with just 20 years of age. The last final of the day opposed Umeki Slovenian Ana Velensek. Would Velensek be able to imitate her teammate Tina Trstenjak from the U63kg weight category or was Japan able to win a fifth gold medal this event. Umeki gave the answer to that question. Read more

Result City Date
3Tel Aviv25 Jan
5Qingdao2019
1Hong Kong2019
5Tashkent2019
3Fujairah2019

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