- Born:27 August 1994 (25 years)
Japanese judoka Rika Takayama won gold at the European Open in Sofia. At the Grand Prix in Ulaanbaatar and GP Jeju 2015 she took bronze. Takayama was Japanese junior champion in 2014 and 2013. She won the Grand Slam in Tyumen in 2016 and the Grand Prix in Qingdao. She took bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016. She won bronze at the Grand Prix in Düsseldorf in 2017. She won the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg in 2018 and bronze in 2019. Takayama took silver at the GP in Budapest in 2018.