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Japan
JPN
Judo in Japan is popular. Judo was founded in Tokyo in the Kodokan. Japan is the best judo country in the world. With 40 Olympic judo titles and 125 judo world titles Japan hosts many great judoka. Tadahiro Nomura, Ryoko Tani, Kosei Inoue, Yashuhiro Yamashita are some of the great names of the past. Current Olympic Champions are Shohei Ono, Mashu Baker and Haruka Tachimoto. In 2020 Japan hosts the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In Rio Japan won 12 medals, never a single country won so many medals in judo. All teams of Japan are World Champion. Japan hosted the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo. The Grand Slam will be held in Osaka.
Judo legends
Judoka
 
Ryoko Tani 10 2 3
Shohei Ono 6 2 0
Naohisa Takato 7 0 2
Masae Ueno 8 0 1
Noriko Anno 6 1 0
Last 365 days of judo
Judoka
 
Ryuju Nagayama 3 0 0
Natsumi Tsunoda 3 0 0
Ryoma Tanaka 3 0 0
Sanshiro Murao 3 0 0
Rika Takayama 2 1 2
Last results
Judo event Type Place Date
1 All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo NC Tokyo 29 Apr 2024
2 All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka NC Fukuoka 6 Apr 2024
3 Grand Slam Tokyo GSL Tokyo 2 Dec 2023
4 Kodokan Cup Chiba NT Chiba 4 Nov 2023
5 All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo NC Tokyo 28 Apr 2023
1.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo
Type NC
Place Tokyo
Date 29 Apr 2024
2.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka
Type NC
Place Fukuoka
Date 6 Apr 2024
3.
Judo event Grand Slam Tokyo
Type GSL
Place Tokyo
Date 2 Dec 2023
4.
Judo event Kodokan Cup Chiba
Type NT
Place Chiba
Date 4 Nov 2023
5.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo
Type NC
Place Tokyo
Date 28 Apr 2023
Birthdays
Name Birthdate Age
1 Takako Watanabe 21 May 1995 29 years
2 Hirokazu Hirose 21 May 1989 35 years
3 Masonori Tanahashi 21 May 1985 39 years
4 Mao Arai 23 May 2003 21 years
5 Mina Kobayashi 23 May 2000 24 years
1.
Name Takako Watanabe
Birthdate 21 May 1995
Age 29
2.
Name Hirokazu Hirose
Birthdate 21 May 1989
Age 35
3.
Name Masonori Tanahashi
Birthdate 21 May 1985
Age 39
4.
Name Mao Arai
Birthdate 23 May 2003
Age 21
5.
Name Mina Kobayashi
Birthdate 23 May 2000
Age 24
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