You Jeong Kwon Judoka

You Jeong Kwon

You Jeong Kwon

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:17 June 1995 (24 years)
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You-Jeong Kwon is a Korean judoka who won the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017. She took bronze at the Taipei Open in 2016. She won silver at the European Open in Oberwart in 2017. She took a bronze medal at the IJF Masters in St. Petersburg in 2017. She won silver at the Grand Prix in Tunis in 2018. She finished fifth at the 2018 World Championships in Baku. She claimed a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018. She clinched a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Tashkent in 2019.
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Koreans dominate Asian Open in Hong Kong with seven gold

1 Dec 2019 17:00

Korea was the best nation at the Asian Open in Hong Kong of this weekend. Korea captured seven gold medals. Mongolia and Chinese Taipei both took two gold medals. Korea claimed three of the four men’s titles on Sunday. On Saturday though it was Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia that won gold. Interesting was that U73kg category with winner Makhmadbek Makhmadbekov. Read more

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Finally gold for Hedi Karakas in the World Tour

20 Sep 2019 17:30

Hungarian Hedvig Karakas was finally awarded with gold in the World Tour as she captured the first place U57kg after her victory against Bulgarian Iveline Ilieva. It is the experienced Karakas Hedvig of Hungary who won in Tashkent after a tactical fight that was essentially led by a kumikata battle. Under pressure from the two shidos she had received, the Hungarian did not lose focus and scored a waza-ari on sumi-gaeshi about thirty seconds from the end. Read more

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U57kg: Düsseldorf packed with Olympic and World Medallists

21 Feb 2019 19:55

As always the category for women is competitive at each World Tour event. In Düsseldorf some of the world’s best athletes are present including World Champion Tsukasa Yoshida of Japan and 2017 World Champ Sumiya Dorjsuren of Mongolia. It promises a spectacular fight for the gold medal on Friday. Read more

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Jessica Klimkait beats three Japanese on her way to gold

24 Nov 2018 15:00

Canadian judo talent Jessica Klimkait produced the performance of her career to win -57kg gold in Osaka. Cancun Grand Prix silver medallist Klimkait, who is locked in a battle with teammate Christa Deguchi in the race for Tokyo 2020, won her first Grand Slam crown at a crucial time in the Olympic qualification period with the season-ending World Judo Masters two weeks away. Read more

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Tsukasa Yoshida beats Smythe-Davis, Deguchi and the odds

22 Sep 2018 15:45

The World Championships final for women U57kg was a surprise between Nekoda Smythe Davis of Great Britain and Tsukasa Yoshida of Japan. It was the first opportunity for a British woman to take the World title in 20 years. Her coach Kate Howey won the title in 1997. Read more

Result City Date
1Hong Kong2019
3Tashkent2019
3Osaka2018
3Baku2018
5Baku2018

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