Walide Khyar Judoka

Walide Khyar

Walide Khyar

  • Country:France
  • Born:9 June 1995 (23 years)
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French judoka Walide Khyar won the European title in 2016 in Kazan. He took bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2016. Khyar won the European Junior title in 2015 in Oberwart. He won bronze at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Abu Dhabi. He won bronze in individual and Team Europeans in 2014. He won the European Cup in Malaga U66kg as good practise. He won the Grand Prix in Tunis in 2018. He claimed a bronze medal at the European Open in Warsaw in 2019 and silver at the Grand Prix Tbilisi.
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Lukhumi Chkhvimiani completes Tbilisi treble

29 Mar 2019 15:25

Georgian Lukhumi Chkhvimiani won his home Grand Prix for the third year in a row as he beat European champion Walide Khyar (FRA) in the U60kg final. Tokyo 2020 contender and Düsseldorf Grand Slam bronze medallist Chkhvimiani showed his superiority on home soil as he beat one-time Grand Prix winner Khyar by rolling the Frenchman over for a waza-ari score which was the only score in the men’s lightest final. Read more

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Nora Gjakova in the final against Rafaela Silva

29 Mar 2019 13:20

A great contest between Nora Gjakova and Olympic Champion Rafaela Silva in Tbilisi’s U57kg final. After the first shift and qualification for the final both won all their matches. Kosovo star Gjakova defeated Dutch woman Sanne Verhagen in the semi final whilst the Brazilian defeated Helene Receveaux for a place in the final in the Georgian capital. Read more

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Walide Khyar like a shooting star

19 Jan 2018 17:20

The first final of the men's category opposed the former European champion, Walide Khyar (FRA) and Matjaz Trbovc (SLO) who was participating in his second Grand Prix final. But the final result was the same for the Slovenian as he had to suffer a beautiful homemade ure-nage from Khyar for one of the most spectacular ippons of the final block. Read more

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Can Smetov resist the Japanese opposition? World Preview U60kg

27 Aug 2017 22:10

Looking at the U60kg division for the World Championships in Budapest, the player most likely to win is Naohisa Takato of Japan. He has solid traditional judo techniques, like sode-tsurikomi-goshi, drop seoi-nage, and uchimata, but he is also capable of doing unorthodox techniques more commonly associated with European judo, such as side takedown, utsuri-goshi, and sumi-gaeshi. Read more

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Walide Khyar warms up with gold at European Cup Malaga

30 Oct 2016 10:05

Current European Champion Walide Khyar was a logical winner of the European Cup in Malaga in the category U66kg, although one category higher than his usual weight. In Malaga he defeated Puerto Rican Augusto Miranda. Khyar (21) never competed at a senior European Cup, but today was an exception on his way back, his first event after the Olympic Games. Read more

Result City Date
2Tbilisi29 Mar
3Warsaw2 Mar
3Bucharest2018
5Ekaterinburg2018
1Tunis2018

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