- Born:21 January 1996 (23 years)
2018 World Championships newcomer Rountolf Kourtides of Cyprus will be under no pressure when he dons his judogi for the first time on the major stage in an IJF environment. Kourtides, who finished seventh at the Mediterranean Games in 2017 and his IJF debut with outings at Grand Prix events in Tbilisi and Budapest. The Cypriot surprised many by defeating Augusto Meloni (ITA) with a sasae-tsurikomi-ashi in Georgia and then in the second round saw humbled Telman Valiyev (AZE) with a sumi-otoshi.
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