Mariam Janashvili Judoka

Mariam Janashvili

Mariam Janashvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:6 March 1996 (23 years)
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Georgian judoka Mariam Janashvili won silver at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Abu Dhabi. Janashvili became European Cadet Champion U18 in 2013 in Tallinn. She took silver at the World Cadet Championships in Miami in 2013. She is at the forefront of Georgia’s ever-improving female division

Georgia powerful judo nation for men

16 Sep 2018 17:05

Georgia is a powerful judo nation, but only for men. For a long time, it had no female players in its World Championships team. Its first female representative, Esther Stam, was not even from Georgia but was an import from the Netherlands when she switched in 2014. Read more

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Odette Giuffrida shows her potential in Tbilisi

25 Mar 2016 20:40

Italian super lady Odette Giuffrida has unlimited potential on the world stage and the confident Italian won her second competition in a row at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi. In the final in Georgia she defeated Tashkent Grand Prix bronze medallist Gili Cohen of Israel. Giuffrida, 21, who won the Rome European Open in February and was World Judo Masters bronze medallist in 2015, was penalised for passivity before Cohen was penalised for a false attack and neither judoka could register a score after four minutes. Read more


Amazing day for Japan, Korea and Distria Krasniqi

24 Oct 2015 17:50

Another good day for the Asian judoka at the World Junior Championships. At the second day Japan added two world titles, making four, and Korea also doubled the figures with Kang Heon-Cheol who won the men’s U73kg category. Europe celebrated another Kosovarian gold medal; Distria Krasniqi won the first European World title. Read more

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Kosovo celebrates first official world title

24 Oct 2015 17:05

Distria Krasniqi of Kosovo won world gold for Kosovo as she defeated former Cadet World Championships silver medallist Mariam Janashvili of feorgia in the U52kg final. Janashvili is one of a host of young Georgian women now breaking through as they develop their women’s programme towards one day matching their men’s results. The Georgian fighter was penalised with a shido for holding onto the one side for too long. Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Krasniqi absorbed the best attacks of Janashvili and sealed the title by scoring ippon from a kosoto-gari. Read more

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