Amandine Buchard Judoka

Amandine Buchard

Amandine Buchard

  • Country:France
  • Born:12 July 1995 (24 years)
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Amandine Buchard acts at World level since her 16th when she won bronze at the Cadet Worlds. She won World Junior bronze in 2013 and the World Junior title in 2014, just after she took World bronze in Chelyabinsk and in 2018 in Baku. She won more than 15 medals in the IJF World Tour. She won the Europa League with Red Star Champigny in 2018. IJF World Ranking Leader U52kg in 2018. Silver at the 2018 IJF World Masters. Grand Prix Marrakech gold and Grand Slam Baku in 2019. European Games bronze
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What happened so far at Day 2: Favourites progress

26 Aug 2019 10:35

At the second day of the Judo World Championships in Tokyo the favourites have progress to the final phase. Especially in the women’s tournament all big names were able to stand the pressure. French world number one Amandine Buchard will now face Rio bronze medallist Natalia Kuziutina of Russia in the first semi-final, followed by a super clash between Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo and Uta Abe. Read more

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Tokyo Preview women U52kg: Super clash between Abe and Kelmendi

26 Aug 2019 00:05

The biggest clash at the World Championships we look out for U52kg is between current World Champion from Japan Uta Abe and double World Champion Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo. Both can meet in the final in Tokyo. Also 2017 World Champion Ai Shishime is in the field at seed No. 3. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi makes the competition U52kg hungry

19 Jun 2019 13:05

It’s a long time ago since France won European gold U52kg but World Ranking leader Amandine Buchard is absolutely among the top favourites to pick up that opportunity for the first since 2011. Since that time we must admit that this weight class exploded in strength. It used to be a bit of a boring class but that changed since Majlinda Kelmendi won the World title in 2013 for the first time. Read more

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World number one Amandine Buchard takes precious gold in Baku

10 May 2019 20:05

French world number one Amandine Buchard (FRA) won U52kg gold in Azerbaijan as former world champion Shishime Ai (JPN) picked up a knee injury during their final and could no longer continue. Five-time Grand Prix winner Buchard claimed her first Grand Slam title at the expense of the unfortunate Japanese who took silver at the Worlds last year. Read more

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Spanish lightweights inspired by competition in Baku

10 May 2019 14:40

At the first day of the Grand Slam in Baku the Spanish team battles for the gold in a surprising category U48kg. Although Julia Figueroa dominates the class for years, new kids on the block have arrived and this time Laura Martinez Abelenda reached the final where she will battle for gold against Figueroa. Abelenda who was always so close to a medal at various age levels, now breaks through the barriers with a victory over Catarina Costa of Portugal. Read more

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Result City Date
5Tokyo26 Aug
3Minsk25 Jun
3Minsk22 Jun
1Baku10 May
1Marrakech8 Mar

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