Tohar Butbul Judoka

Tohar Butbul

Tohar Butbul

  • Country:Israel
  • Born:24 January 1994 (26 years)
  • Popularity
Tohar Butbul of Israel took silver at the IJF World Masters in 2019 in Qingdao. In 2014 he won bronze at the European Junior Championships. He won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017. He took a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2018 and bronze at the GP Zagreb. He captured bronze at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv in 2019, claimed silver at the Grand Slam in Baku and gold at GP Zagreb!
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Soichi Hashimoto returns to glory to complete Masters hat-trick

13 Dec 2019 12:50

Former world champion Hashimoto Soichi of Japan won the World Judo Masters for the third time as he returned to being Japan’s number two behind Olympic and world champion Ono Shohei (JPN). Hashimoto was awarded the victory after Zagreb Grand Prix winner Tohar Butbul (ISR) could not compete in the -73kg final due to injury. The Park 24 judoka topped the Masters podium as he did in 2016 and 2017 and will hang on to his slim chances of making the Olympics team with major selections still likely for him in 2020. Read more

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Shohei Ono looks concentrated, Azeri men eager to stunt

27 Aug 2019 11:25

In the Preliminaries at the World Championships in Tokyo not so many surprises in the men;s U73kg. Most of the favourites qualified or simply had tough opponents. In pool C opt favourite and Olympic champion Shohei Ono Shohei breezed into the last four with an effortless display as he won all four of his bouts by ippon. Read more

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Tokyo Preview men U73kg: Shohei Ono is the most feared

27 Aug 2019 01:20

Some of the most exciting divisions at the World Championships in Tokyo is the category U73kg. Most fans will look forward to the performances of Olympic Champion Shohei Ono. He is opposed in Poule C against 2012 Olympic Champion U66kg) Lasha Shavdatuashvili. Read more

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Tohar Butbul achieves career first with well-timed gold in Zagreb

28 Jul 2019 01:05

Israelian Tohar Butbul earned his first IJF World Judo Tour gold medal by beating Osaka Grand Slam silver medallist Arthur Margelidon (CAN) in the U73kg final of the Grand Prix in Zagreb. The world number 11 and Baku Grand Slam silver medallist threw with a seoi-otoshi with 35 seconds left to grace the highest spot on the IJF podium for the first time to strengthen his bid for success at the World Championships in four weeks-time. Read more

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European battle for U73kg European title

20 Jun 2019 10:00

The category that is dominated by the Japanese and Korean fighters Ono, Hashimoto, and An Chang-Rim, is actually quite a European class. With top athletes such as Rustam Orujov, Hidayet Heydarov from Azerbaijan, Lasha Shavdatuashvili (GEO), Tommy Macias (SWE), Akil Gjakova (KOS), Tohar Butbul (ISR) this class is highly interesting who will take the honours. Read more