Shoichiro Mukai Judoka

Shoichiro Mukai

Shoichiro Mukai

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:10 February 1996 (24 years)
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Japanese judoka Shoichiro Mukai lost the World Championships final U90kg and won the World Junior Team title with Japan in Abu Dhabi in 2015. He won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2017. Mukai won the Grand Slam of Paris. He captured gold at the Grand Slam in Osaka in 2018. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Slam Düsseldorf in 2020. World Mixed team gold in Tokyo in 2019. He claimed a bronze medal at the Grand Slam of Osaka in 2019.
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Japan Judo Federation announces draft Olympic team

27 Feb 2020 10:25

The All Japan Judo Federation announced for most categories the selection for the team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The host nation picked a 12-member team including reigning men’s U73kg Olympic champion Shohei Ono and back-to-back women’s U52kg world champion Uta Abe. Read more

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Uzbek Davlat Bobonov strikes Grand Slam gold

23 Feb 2020 17:50

Davlat Bobonov of Uzbekistan needed just 59 seconds to defeat Marrakech Grand Prix bronze medallist Quedjau Nhabali (UKR) to win his first Grand Slam title on Sunday. World number 37 Bobonov, who is one of the leading projects under the leadership of the legendary Ilias Iliadis, emulated the exploits of his new head coach by thrilling the crowd with one of the best performances of the weekend. Read more

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Different styles of the category U90kg

4 Dec 2019 08:05

Without doubt, Ilias Iliadis wrote a nice chapter in judo history, most part of his legacy was made in 90kg class. But since the olympic champion stepped back from the tatami, this weight category has experienced a lot of changes. Nowadays, without such judo hero, the crown is looking for a new king and there are a lot of candidates fighting for it. Read more

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Noel van 't End breaks the curse for the Netherlands

29 Aug 2019 15:45

Dutchman Noel van ‘t End won his first world title after a gruelling day which culminated with a narrow triumph over Osaka Grand Slam winner Mukai Shoichiro of Japan in his sixth contest of the day. World number 10 Van ‘t End, who lost to Mukai in the Osaka Grand Slam final last year, lit up the U90kg category all day long and recorded the biggest win of his career with a mesmerising o-soto ko-soto combination for a waza-ari score with 27 seconds left. Read more

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Surprises all over at day 5 of the Worlds

29 Aug 2019 11:45

Spanish World champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili lost his second match against Axel Clerget (FRA) by a waza-ari score. The Spaniard failed to sparke in Tokyo and exited early on as a host of big names were shocked in the morning session on day five. Read more

Result City Date
3Düsseldorf23 Feb
3Osaka2019
1Tokyo2019
2Tokyo2019
2Budapest2019

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