Seong-Yeon Kim Judoka

Seong-Yeon Kim

Seong-Yeon Kim

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:16 April 1991 (28 years)
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Korean judoka Kim Seong-Yeon won the Grand Slam of Paris in 2016 U70kg. She won the FISU Universiade in 2015. Kim won bronze at the World Championships in 2013 in Rio and win in Ulaanbaatar twice, Grand Prix Tashkent once and Asian Open in Taipei twice. World Junior bronze in 2010 in Agadir. She won a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2017. She took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Montreal.
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World Tour gold for Giovanna Scoccimarro feels good

7 Jul 2019 08:05

Former Junior World Champion Giovanna Scoccimarro captured her first IJF World Tour gold at the Grand Prix in Montreal. The tall German defeated home favourite Kelita Zupancic in the final for women U70kg. Read more

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Korean Gwak Dong-Han defeats Mashu Baker at Asian Games

31 Aug 2018 13:10

At the Asian Games in Jakarta Gwak Dong-Han defeated Olympic Champion Mashu Baker in the semi final by ippon and claimed the Asian Games title in the final against Gantulga Altanbagana (MGL). The 2015 World Champion from Korea won bronze in 2014 and gold in the team event. Read more

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Shohei Ono wins Asian Games title after victory vs An

30 Aug 2018 14:15

At the second day of the Asian Games in Jakarta, Shohei Ono was crowned Asian Games champion. Ono who was not selected for the World Championships in Baku ruled the category U73kg and defeated double World Championships medallist An Chang-Rim in the final. An got penalised after 7 minutes in the golden score. Read more

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Preview U70kg Chizuru Arai slight favourite in open category

1 Sep 2017 03:55

The top favourites for the U70kg gold at the World Championships in Budapest are all within the Top 3 in the IJF Rankings, but it's the No. 3, Japan's Chizuru Arai, who looks to be the leading candidate for the top spot in Budapest. Her track record is impressive with 2016 Tyumen Grand Slam gold, 2017 Paris Grand Slam gold, and 2017 Dusseldorf Grand Prix gold. Read more

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Naeko Maeda books first IJF World Tour victory

1 Jul 2017 13:00

Naeko Maeda of Japan was undefeated in the women’s U70kg category at the Grand Prix in Hohhot as she matched the gold medal exploits of her lighter teammate Miku Tashiro Miku. In her first Grand Prix start Tokyo Grand Slam bronze medallist Maeda, took the final to Kim Seongyeon of Korea. Read more

Result City Date
3Montreal5 Jul
5Düsseldorf22 Feb
2Jakarta2018
3Budapest2017
3Taipei2017

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