Gu-Ham Cho Judoka

Gu-Ham Cho

Gu-Ham Cho

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:30 July 1992 (27 years)
  • Popularity
Gu-ham Cho became World Champion in 2018 in Baku. Cho won the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017. Cho took the victory in the Universiade in Kazan in 2013 and in 2015 in Gwangju. He won the Grand Slam of Tokyo in 2014. In 2011 he won silver at the World U20 Championships in Cape Town. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Paris and bronze in Düsseldorf and Budapest in 2019. He won the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Hohhot and Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in 2019.
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Cho Gu-Ham wins third Grand Slam

26 Oct 2019 18:10

Former world champion Cho Guham of Korea defeated Tashkent Grand Prix silver medallist Zelym Kotsoiev (AZE) to win his country’s second gold medal on the final day of competition in Abu Dhabi. Cho outworked the 21-year-old Azeri for a narrow win after Kotsoiev was handed his third shido for passivity which was loudly backed by the crowd. Read more

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Jorge Fonseca stars for Portugal with first ever world title

30 Aug 2019 17:25

Portugal finally has a world champion. So often they were so close in the finals with Telma Monteiro four times, Barbara Timo on Thursday but finally Jorge Fonseca secured that beloved title. Another world title for Sporting Club de Lisbon where also Daria Bilodid is fighting. Read more

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Aaron Wolf retains gold in Budapest

14 Jul 2019 19:20

Japan’s 2017 World Champion Wolf Aaron won his fourth Grand Prix gold medal with a win over Tel Aviv Grand Prix bronze medallist Grigori Minaskin (EST). All Japan Openweight Championships winner WOLF employed his uchi-mata to devastating effect as he scored twice with the technique to start off Japan’s gold rush on the last day. Read more

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World Champion Cho Guham takes gold in Hohhot

26 May 2019 14:25

World champion Cho Guham of Korea won his fourth Grand Prix at the expense of world number nine Ben Fletcher (IRL) who was penalised for the third and final time for passivity. Hard-working Cho illustrated why he’s the owner of the red backpatch in the U100kg category as he won the first meeting between the two after a tactically astute performance where he kept busy and forced in-form Fletcher to pick up his third penalty. Read more

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Three World Champions present at Grand Prix Hohhot

23 May 2019 09:40

Again the Japanese team cancelled most of their top favourites for the Grand Prix in Hohhot. The team of 28 is reduced to 7, 5 women, 2 men. Interesting is the return of World Champion Uta Abe in the category U52kg. World Junior Championships runner-up Sana Yoshida, sister of Tsukasa, was about to make her debut in the World Tour U48kg but pulled back in the last moment. Read more

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Result City Date
1Abu Dhabi26 Oct
5Tokyo30 Aug
3Budapest14 Jul
1Hohhot26 May
2Düsseldorf22 Feb

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