Yeldos Zhumakanov Judoka

Yeldos Zhumakanov

Yeldos Zhumakanov

  • Country:Kazakhstan
  • Born:29 August 1990 (28 years)
  • Popularity
Kazakh judoka Yeldos Zhumakanov got world fame when he surprised with a fifth place at the World Championships in 2015 in Astana. Also at home Zhumakanov won the Grand Prix in Almaty in 2013 U66kg which was one of his career highlights, among various international World Cup medals. He took a silver medal at the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg in 2017.

Japan’s Maruyama records his second Grand Prix win

25 May 2018 16:15

Two-time Grand Slam silver medallist Maruyama Joshiro struck Grand Prix gold in Hohhot for the second time as he went unbeaten in the U66kg category. Three-time world silver medallist Mikhail Puliaev (RUS) offered a stern challenge for the Japan in a first time meeting on the IJF World Judo Tour. Read more


Risks brings rewards for Mongolia’s Ganbold who wins first Masters title

16 Dec 2017 18:25

Ganbold Kherlen brought the mass of Mongolian supporters to their feet with victory in the U66kg category. Tashkent Grand Prix silver medallist Ganbold, who was competing in his second Masters, shaded Asian Championships silver medallist Yeldos Zhumakanov (KAZ) with just seven seconds left in regulation time. Read more

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Unseeded Joshiro Maruyama teaches judo in Almaty

13 May 2016 15:10

Japanese Joshiro Maruyama was the sensation today as non seeded athlete in the final of this Grand Prix in Almaty. In the final Maruyama was again in the lead with his great uchimata’s but it seems that the kumi kata is almost irrelevant for the athlete who throws from each corner with or without judogi in his hand. Sometimes oversteered, sometimes enough for a wazari but he is efficient in his attacks. Read more

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Vazha Margvelashvili delivers Georgian gold to passionate home crowd

25 Mar 2016 22:25

Vazha Margvelashvili was a cut above the opposition in the U66kg category as he won four of his five fights by ippon to tantalise and delight the home fans at the Grand Prix of Tbilisi. Margvelashvili, Dusseldorf Grand Prix bronze medallist and just 22 years, sealed his first IJF gold medal in a dream result as he defeated gritty Glasgow European Open bronze medallist Fabio Basile of Italy with a ko-soto-gake earning waza-ari with a minute left on the clock and the result was never in doubt. Read more

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Korean An Ba-Ul surprises elite taking the world title

25 Aug 2015 15:25

Korean An Ba-Ul has captured the world title for Korea. The Junior World Champion of 2013 now also won the senior world title. Coached by Min-Ho Choi, the Olympic Champion of 2008 and World Champion of 2007 AN surprised the judo elite by personally taking down Carlos Tondique, Dzmitry Shershan, Kamal Khan-Magomedov, Rishod Sobirov, Golan Pollack and in the final Russian vice world champion Mikhail Pulyaev. Read more

Result City Date
2Fujairah20 Apr
7Abu Dhabi2018

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