- Born:15 April 1996 (24 years)
French heavyweight judoka Messie Katanga won bronze at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Abu Dhabi. He also won a bronze medal at the World Cadet Championships in 2013. He won silver at the European Cup in Malaga in 2016. He captured a bronze medal at the European Cup Celje Podčetrtek in 2017. He won the European Cup in Uster in 2018. He took bronze at the European Cup for seniors in Celje in 2018. He took a silver medal at the European Cup in Malaga in 2018. French Champion +100kg in 2018.