Christa Deguchi Judoka

Christa Deguchi

Christa Deguchi

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:29 October 1995 (24 years)
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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 in Paris three times. Christa won the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg in 2019. She won two World Junior Championships medals and gold with the team of Japan. Japanese-Canadian parents and speaks English. She won Grand Prix in Hohhot and Zagreb many times in the final against teammate Jessica Klimkait. Deguchi won two Panam titles.
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Canadian Judo queen Christa Deguchi agrees with postponement

28 May 2020 10:00

World Champion and Paris winner Christa Deguchi is facing the coronacrisis from her home in Japan. The Canadian judoka had a good pre-season but was interrupted by the crisis. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Christa Deguchi

20 May 2020 08:25

Canada have a luxury position having two Olympic medal candidates U57kg in Christa Deguchi and Jessica Klimkait. Last year Deguchi was crowned as the first ever World Champion for Canada. The cat lover lives in Japan and shows us her social media outings with her cats on Instagram. Foremost she is waiting until a new life can start as the number one medal candidate for gold in Tokyo. It’s a nice time to get to know her and JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh wondered where she is holding up with her cats Tuna and Mayo. Read more

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Canada, Australia and Poland withdraw from the Games in 2020

23 Mar 2020 09:15

Canada, Australia and Poland will not send athletes to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo because of the risks associated with the coronavirus outbreak, the Olympic committees for both countries said in separate statements. All countries' Olympic committees also are calling for the Games to be postponed until 2021. Read more

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Christa Deguchi completes Paris treble

8 Feb 2020 19:35

Unstoppable world champion Christa Deguchi (CAN) ruled in Paris for the third year in a row as the world number one dispatched former world champion Dorjsuren Sumiya (MGL) in the U57kg final. Deguchi earned her fourth Grand Slam title overall by catching Dorjsuren with a tomoe-nage for a waza-ari score and comfortably saw out her advantage to start her season with a customary gold in France. Read more

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Is Deguchi the Olympic champion in waiting?

1 Feb 2020 07:30

World champion, world number one and defending Paris Grand Slam champion Christa Deguchi (CAN) is quite simply the judoka to beat in the U57kg category. Deguchi, 24, recorded one of the greatest season’s in IJF World Judo Tour history in 2019 as she won Grand Slams in Paris and Ekaterinburg, a Grand Prix in Montreal, the Pan American Championships and the World Championships. Read more

Result City Date
1Paris8 Feb
1Budapest2019
1Tokyo2019
1Montreal2019
1Lima2019

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