Yoko Ono Judoka

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:27 November 1989 (30 years)
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Japanese judoka Yoko Ono won bronze at the World Championships in Baku in 2018. She won the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017 and the Grand Slam in Düsseldor in 2018. In 2019 she captured the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Paris. She won the Kodokan Cup in Chiba in 2012 and 2015. She won gold at the European Open in Oberwart in 2017 and Grand Prix silver in 2018. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019. She won the Grand Slam of Osaka in 2019.
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Masters in Qingdao with promising Japanese team

9 Dec 2019 11:15

The last event for this year is preparing for the ultimate Masters in Qingdao, in the year in advance of the Olympic Games next year in Tokyo. This time Japan sent an awesome team of 10 men and 10 women. Some super clashes may again lead to an all Japanese final. Read more

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Yoko Ono submits Kim Polling for fourth Grand Slam title

23 Nov 2019 15:10

Former world bronze medallist Ono Yoko tapped out Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner Kim Polling (NED) with shime-waza in added time to deny the Dutch star back-to-back Grand Slam wins on the IJF World Judo Tour. Ono kept her feint Olympic ambitions alive by beating four-time Grand Slam winner Polling who was caught with ashi-waza with 17 seconds left for a waza-ari score. Read more

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Japan on top of the medal table in Paris

11 Feb 2019 10:05

It becomes a habit, when the Japanese team is announced, it is a safe bet that we will see them reach peaks. With 5 titles and 15 medals for 23 entries, we can speak of great success, despite the early defeat of Abe Hifumi, who skidded twice against the Italian Manuel Lombardo in the first round of the competition. Read more

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Japan’s Yoko Ono beats France’s Pinot to gold

10 Feb 2019 18:10

World bronze medallist Ono Yoko (JPN) won her third Grand Slam title at the expense of Osaka Grand Slam bronze medallist Margaux Pinot (FRA). A nervy contest was settled by penalties in golden score when the home judoka was penalised for the third and final time for leaving the area and the gold medal was gifted to world number 12 Ono. Read more

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Japan close the 2018 World Championships with more gold

27 Sep 2018 15:50

The World Mixed team title was captured by the team of Japan and they prolonged last year’s title from Budapest here in Baku. Witnessed by Russia Federation President Vladimir Putin Russia and a united team of North and South Korea took bronze. France lost the final to Japan by 4-1. Read more

Result City Date
1Osaka2019
1Tokyo2019
1Fukuoka2019
1Paris2019
5Osaka2018

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