Saeid Mollaei Judoka

Saeid Mollaei

Saeid Mollaei

  • Country:Iran
  • Born:5 January 1992 (27 years)
  • Popularity
Saeid Mollaei of Iran became World Champion in 2018 in Baku and won world bronze in 2017 in Budapest. He won bronze medals at the Grand Prix in Samsun and Ulaanbaatar in 2015 and Euro Open in Minsk and Oberwart (2016). He fought at the World Championships in 2013 and 2015. He won silver at the Grand Slam in Baku in 2017. He captured bronze at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017. In 2018 he won the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf. He took bronze at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg in 2018.
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Dominic Ressel books historic German victory

10 Feb 2019 19:10

Germany's Dominic Ressel won Grand Slam gold for the first time as he defeated Tel Aviv Grand Prix winner Sagi Muki (ISR) by ippon for U81kg gold. Ressel countered his in-form rival for ippon and the best result of his career. It was for the first time since Ole Bischof captured gold in Paris in 2012 that Germany celebrated a gold medal. Read more

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Prize money for judo IJF Ranking leaders

30 Jan 2019 10:25

The IJF have announced that it will award a prize money bonus for 2018 year-end leaders of the World Ranking List. The IJF will award a bonus prize money pot of $220,000 with the male and female judoka with the most ranking points for the calendar year each scooping $50,000 apiece. Read more

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Top earners in the IJF World Judo Tour 2018

24 Dec 2018 10:45

Being a judoka is not the financially most solid occupation. Not a surprise to many despite the increasing prize money awarded by the IJF in the IJF World Tour. The absolute top players cannot even get a year salary. However the prize money is for sure an appreciation of the hard work and investments. Read more

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Major changes in the World Ranking

17 Dec 2018 10:55

The final U60kg at the Masters in Guangzhou was an interesting one. The numbers one and two of the World Ranking list fought each-other. Robert Mshvidobadze won the Masters and defeated his Georgian rival Amiran Papinashvili. Read more

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Iranian World Champion Mollaei in tough pool in Guangzhou

14 Dec 2018 10:20

At the IJF World Masters in Guangzhou, world number one Mollaei has made the 2018 season his own with a sensational year that has made him a household name in the sport and a hero in Iran. Read more

Result City Date
3Paris9 Feb
1Budapest2018
5Abu Dhabi2018
1Baku2018
2Jakarta2018

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