Megumi Tsugane Judoka

Megumi Tsugane

Megumi Tsugane

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:18 October 1995 (25 years)
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Megumi Tsugane was a talented at young age, she won the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2012 aged 17. In 2013 she fought the World Junior Championships final. She won World Junior gold with the Japanese team in 2014 and a few World Cups. She grabbed the Universiade title in 2015. She took a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2017. She won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017. In 2018 she took a silver medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf.

Andreja Leski surprises with gold at Grand Slam Düsseldorf

24 Feb 2018 18:30

World number 16 Andreja Leski of Slovenia succeeded where teammate and Olympic champion Tina Trstenjak (SLO) failed as the former was the hero for her country. Leski earned her first Grand Slam victory by besting Tokyo Grand Slam bronze medallist Tsugane Megumi (JPN) in the U63kg final. Read more


Miku Tashiro wins her first Grand Slam gold since World Championships

2 Dec 2017 12:30

Double world bronze medallist Tashiro Miku put her disappointment of being left out of her country’s team for the Suzuki World Championships 2017 by confirming her place as not only Japan’s number one judoka at U63kg but also as one of the top judoka at this weight in the world. Read more


Nabekura Nami defeats Megumi in Zagreb final U63kg

30 Sep 2017 19:30

The final was 100% Japanese as Tsugane Megumi and Nabekura Nami both cleaned up their respective halves of the draw to guarantee two more medals for the Japanese team. This time it was the youngster Nabekuri who captured the gold at the Grand Prix in Zagreb. Read more


Hifumi Abe captures second national title

2 Apr 2017 14:35

Youngster Hifumi Abe blazed to secure his second straight national invitational weight class championship on Saturday, posting three straight ippons in the men’s 66-kg category. Read more

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Kazachstan, Mongolia and Japan win gold at Asian Championships

15 Apr 2016 17:25

At the first day of the Asian Championships in Tashkent in Uzbekistan, Kazachstan was successful with three gold medals. World Champion Yeldos Smetov proved he is still among the best fighters of the world and grabbed the title U60kg in the final against Diyorbek Urozboev from host nation Uzbekistan. The female lightweight Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh, formerly fighting for Mongolia is now taking part at the Olympics for Kazachstan. She switched due to the competition with Urantsetseg Munkhbat, who was her opponent in today’s final. Galbadrakh defeated Munkhbat once again like in Paris and Duesseldorf this year. Read more

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