- Born:29 October 1995 (24 years)
Canadian judoka Christa Deguchi is the 2019 World Champion. She won bronze at the World Championships in Baku in 2018 as first Canadian woman. She won the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg in 2019. Christa won two World Junior Championships medals and gold with the team of Japan. Japanese-Canadian parents and speaks English. She won the Grand Slam in Paris twice, Pan American title and Grand Prix in Hohhot and Zagreb many times in the final against teammate Jessica Klimkait. She won two Panam titles.