Wakaba Tomita Judoka

Wakaba Tomita

Wakaba Tomita

  • Country:Japan
  • Born:9 April 1997 (23 years)
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Wakaba Tomita of Japan won the World Junior title +78kg in Abu Dhabi in 2015. She took gold at the Grand Prix in Budapest in 2019. The Japanese heavyweight also won the World team title with Japan in 2015. She won silver at the European Open in Sofia in 2017. Wakaba Tomita (JPN) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for juniors O78kg in 2016.

Wakaba Tomita snatches gold in top heavyweight field

14 Jul 2019 19:05

Former Junior World Championships gold medallist Wakaba Tomita of Japan earned her first senior IJF gold medal at the expense of Openweight World Championships bronze medallist Nihel Cheikh Rouhou (TUN). The 22-year-old Japanese was making her first appearance on the IJF circuit since finishing fifth at the 2015 Tokyo Grand Slam. Read more


Japanese women pass new rules exam in Sofia

5 Feb 2017 13:40

Not a big surprise, but the Japanese women won the medal table at the European Open in Sofia with a total of ten. On the second day, Mao Izumi (U78kg) won gold, adding a fifth gold medal to the Japanese collection. Read more

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Japanese junior women World Champion

27 Oct 2015 17:10

Three times in a row France and Japan are fighting in the World Junior women's teams final, and for the third time in a row the Japanese women take the World title. In the Junior World Team Championships women’s final Japan showed their superiority as they unleashed their best young judoka to defeat France 4-1 in the final. Tomizawa Kana (JPN) bested Gwenaelle Patin (FRA) in the opening contest by a yuko but bronze medallist Sarah Harachi (FRA) restored level terms against world champion Funakubo Haruka (JPN). Read more

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Tomita Wakaba takes heavyweight gold in Abu Dhabi

26 Oct 2015 15:40

Japanese Tomita Wakaba became Junior world champion for Japan after a perfect day in Abu Dhabi. All four opponents were powerless to stop Junior Asian Championships silver medallist Tomito who ended every contest by ippon. The 18-year-old bested three-time Junior European Cup winner Camila Nogueira of Brazil in the +78kg final by an uchi-mata on the edge of the area with 48 seconds left. Read more

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