Kyong Sol Judoka

Kyong Sol

Kyong Sol

  • Country:North Korea
  • Born:8 June 1990 (30 years)
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Judoka Kyong Sol of North Korea became World Champion 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. She won a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tashkent in 2015. She won bronze at the Grand Prix in Samsun in 2016. In total 3 World Cup victories.

Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women U78kg

11 Aug 2016 10:05

Brazil is looking forward to that thrilling match. That match between current Olympic Champion Kayla Harrison and Brazilian pride Mayra Aguiar, the 2014 World Champion. Actually no one is talking about the opposition, just about that encounter with a current score of 9-8 for Harrison. At 11 August Brazil will either explode or suffer. A huge expectation ad pressure for Mayra Aguiar. Read more

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Malonga benefits with gold in sloppy final of Tcheumeo

3 Apr 2016 19:55

For the third day in a row, team France put its two athletes in the final as Audrey Tcheumeo and Madeleine Malonga both qualified to fight for the gold medal U78kg at the Grand Prix in Samsun. Tcheumeo had two pretty easy first rounds as she successively defeated Park Yujin (KOR) and Marta Tort Merino (ESP) in less than thirty seconds. Read more


IJF confirms talks with North Korea about World Juniors 2017

11 Dec 2015 09:00

The IJF have confirmed the talks between IJF President Marius Vizer and a bid committee from North Korea to host the 2017 Junior World Judo Championships. President Vizer recently visited Pyongyang in North Korea to discuss the bid from the Asian country with high-ranking government officials such as the Minister of Sport and the National Olympic Committee along with the national judo federation and their hugely-talented team. Read more

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Natalie Powell takes Tashkent title in strong field

3 Oct 2015 16:00

World judo masters silver medallist Natalie Powell of Great Britain won her second Grand Prix gold medal to solidify her place in the world’s top eight with a come-from-behind victory over Madeleine Malonga. Wales’ commonwealth games winner Powell won her 13th grand prix medal as 21-year-old French woman was beaten for the first time in Tashkent in the U78kg final. Read more

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Grand Prix Tashkent hosts record of 355 athletes in Uzbekistan

30 Sep 2015 17:25

On Thursday the Grand Prix of Tashkent will start in Uzbekistan, always an interesting Grand Prix to collect some points for the world ranking where the competition is tough but doable. Two World Champions are at the start in Tashkent and the field is stronger than ever. Title defender Amartuvshin Dashdavaa is second seeded and separated from Sharafuddin Lutfillaev who is the highest seed U60kg in a field of 26 judoka. Rishod Sobirov won’t defend his title of last year. The World bronze medallist is absent U66kg at Dimitry Shershan (BLR) is the first seeded. 35 athletes will fight for the gold in this tough category. Read more

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