Ami Kondo Judoka

Ami Kondo

Ami Kondo

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:9 May 1995 (22 years)
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Ami Kondo was World Champion seniors in 2014 in Chelyabinsk. Later she won the World Junior Championships U21 in 2014 in Miami. In 2015 she won bronze at the senior worlds in Astana and bronze in 2017. One of the youngest ever World Champions. She won the Grand Slam of Tokyo in 2015 and IJF Masters in 2016. Olympic bronze medallist in 2016 in Rio. She won gold at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg and Tokyo and took bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017.
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Olympic and world bronze medallist Ami Kondo strikes in Tokyo

2 Dec 2017 10:00

Olympic and world bronze medallist Kondo Ami started Japan’s gold medal rush by winning the first final on day one of the Tokyo Grand Slam 2017. Former world champion Kondo took advantage of a slip by her opponent and world number one Munkhbat Urantsetseg (MGL) as the Japanese trapped the Mongolian in osaekomi for 20 seconds in golden score to clinch the U48kg title. Read more

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Funa Tonaki surprises with gold medal against Munkhbat

28 Aug 2017 17:05

Japanese Funa Tonaki became the surprise of the day giving Japan the gold medal U48kg.She gave japan the gold back after Ami Kondo won it for the last time. Tonaki defeated Mongolian Urantsetseg Munkhbat in the final in Budapest. Read more

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Asian show U48kg Kondo, Galbadrakh and Munkhbat candidate: World preview U48kg

27 Aug 2017 22:05

The favourites for the world title U48kg in Budapest are from Asia. At the top of the world ranking for women's U48kg is Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh, formerly from Mongolia and now fighting for Kazakhstan, who has a devastating ura-nage. However, in our opinion, the top prospect is the No. 2 ranked Urantsetseg Munkhbat, a former world champion with killer newaza. Read more

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Fourth Grand Slam gold for Worlds-ready Ami Kondo

20 May 2017 16:45

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Kondo Ami of Japan showed that she is ready to challenge for a third consecutive Worlds medal this summer after a straightforward win in Ekaterinburg. Antalya Grand Prix bronze medallist Sabina Giliazova of Russia was unable to impose herself as class act Kondo held down the Russian with a ushiro-kesa-gatame hold for 20 seconds to clinch the gold medal. Read more

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34-year old Miryam Roper qualifies for the final in Ekaterinburg

20 May 2017 12:35

The first day of the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg delivered quite some surprises but an equal distribution of the final position among a number of strong judo nations. The Russian athletes showing good results, especially in the women’s categories where they seemed to get more grip to take some of the medals this year. Brazil and Japan are the two other outperforming nations so far in the tournament. Read more

Result City Date
1Tokyo2 Dec
3Budapest28 Aug
1Ekaterinburg20 May
1Fukuoka2 Apr
3Paris11 Feb

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