Veli-Matti Karinkanta Judoka
Veli-Matti Karinkanta
Veli-Matti Karinkanta
Country: Finland | Born: 13 September 1972 (49 years)
After his career Veli-Matti Karinkanta became an IJF Referee and he officiated at the major IJF World tour events. He became one of the best referees in the world. He officiated the U70kg World Championships final in 2019 and men U73kg final.
Judo results
Date Result Judo event Type Cat.   
30 Jul 2021 9 Olympic Games Tokyo OG referee
28 Mar 2021 9 Grand Slam Antalya GSL referee
28 Mar 2021 9 Grand Slam Tbilisi GSL referee
13 Jan 2021 9 IJF World Masters Doha IJFMA referee
23 Feb 2020 9 Grand Slam Düsseldorf GSL referee
6 Feb 2020 9 Grand Slam Paris GSL referee
2 Feb 2020 9 European Open Sofia WCup referee
16 Dec 2019 9 IJF World Masters Qingdao IJFMA referee
23 Nov 2019 9 Grand Slam Osaka GSL referee
26 Oct 2019 9 Grand Slam Abu Dhabi GSL referee
22 Sep 2019 9 Grand Prix Tashkent GP referee
8 Sep 2019 9 European Cup Bratislava ECup referee
31 Aug 2019 9 World Championships Tokyo WCh referee
11 Aug 2019 9 European Cup U21 Cluj Napoca IJFJun referee
28 Jul 2019 9 Grand Prix Zagreb GP referee
14 Jul 2019 9 Grand Prix Montreal GP referee
14 Jul 2019 9 Grand Prix Budapest GP referee
24 Jun 2019 9 European Games Minsk ECh referee
12 May 2019 9 Grand Slam Baku GSL referee
7 Apr 2019 9 Grand Prix Tbilisi GP referee
17 Mar 2019 9 Grand Slam Ekaterinburg GSL referee
10 Mar 2019 9 Grand Prix Marrakech GP referee
10 Feb 2019 9 Grand Slam Paris GSL referee
26 Jan 2019 9 Grand Prix Tel Aviv GP referee
16 Dec 2018 9 IJF World Masters Guangzhou IJFMA referee
7 Dec 2018 9 Champions League Bucharest women ECC referee
25 Nov 2018 9 Grand Slam Osaka GSL referee
18 Nov 2018 9 Grand Prix The Hague GP referee
29 Oct 2018 9 Grand Slam Abu Dhabi GSL referee
26 Sep 2018 9 World Championships Baku WCh referee
2 Sep 2018 9 European Cup Bratislava ECup referee
29 Jul 2018 9 Grand Prix Zagreb GP referee
18 Jul 2018 9 European Championships Mixed Team Ekaterinburg EMXT referee
27 May 2018 9 Grand Prix Hohhot GP referee
28 Apr 2018 9 European Championships Tel Aviv ECh referee
8 Apr 2018 9 Grand Prix Antalya GP referee
1 Apr 2018 9 Grand Prix Tbilisi GP referee
25 Feb 2018 9 Grand Slam Düsseldorf GSL referee
11 Feb 2018 9 Grand Slam Paris GSL referee
3 Dec 2017 9 Grand Slam Tokyo GSL referee
28 Oct 2017 9 Grand Slam Abu Dhabi GSL referee
21 Oct 2017 9 World Championships Juniors Zagreb WJC referee
1 Oct 2017 9 Grand Prix Zagreb GP referee
2 Sep 2017 9 World Championships Budapest WCh referee
16 Jul 2017 9 Junior European Cup Paks IJFJun referee
21 May 2017 9 Grand Slam Ekaterinburg GSL referee
22 Apr 2017 9 European Championships Warsaw ECh referee
2 Apr 2017 9 European Cup Dubrovnik ECup referee
12 Mar 2017 9 Grand Slam Baku GSL referee
26 Feb 2017 9 Grand Prix Düsseldorf GP referee
12 Feb 2017 9 Grand Slam Paris GSL referee
30 Oct 2016 9 Grand Slam Abu Dhabi GSL referee
25 Sep 2016 9 Grand Prix Zagreb GP referee
26 Jun 2016 9 Grand Prix Budapest GP referee
3 Apr 2016 9 Grand Prix Samsun GP referee
22 Nov 2015 9 Grand Prix Qingdao GP referee
26 Oct 2015 9 World Championships Juniors Abu Dhabi WJC referee
8 Aug 2015 9 Cadet World Championships Sarajevo WCadet referee
5 Jul 2015 9 Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar GP referee
27 Jun 2015 9 European Games Baku ECh referee
16 Nov 2014 9 European Championships U23 Wroclaw EJU23 referee
28 Sep 2014 9 European Open Tallinn WCup referee
20 Jul 2014 9 European Cup U21 Wroclaw IJFJun referee
11 May 2014 9 European Cup London ECup referee
17 Nov 2013 9 European Championships U23 Samokov EJU23 referee
13 Oct 2013 9 European Open Minsk WCup referee
21 Jul 2013 9 European Cup Sindelfingen ECup referee
23 Jun 2013 9 European Cadet Championships U18 Tallinn EChCa referee
9 Jun 2013 9 European Open Tallinn WCup referee
28 Oct 2012 9 European Cup Borås ECup referee
23 Sep 2012 9 European U20 Championships Porec EChJun referee
9 Jun 2012 9 World Cup Tallinn WCup referee
12 Feb 2012 9 World Cup Budapest WCup referee
29 Jan 2012 9 World Cup Tbilisi WCup referee
28 Jul 2011 9 EYOF Trabzon EYOF referee
26 Jun 2011 9 European Cadet Championships U17 Cottonera EChCa referee
12 Jun 2011 9 World Cup Tallinn WCup referee
13 Feb 2011 9 World Cup Oberwart WCup referee
3 Oct 2010 9 World Cup Rome WCup referee
8 Aug 2010 9 European Cup Hamburg ECup referee
27 Jun 2010 9 European Cadet Championships U17 Teplice EChCa referee
20 Jun 2010 9 European Cup Celje ECup referee
23 Sep 2007 9 World Cup Birmingham WCup referee
5 Mar 2006 9 World Cup Prague WCup referee
13 Oct 2002 9 A-Tournament U20 German Open Berlin IJFJun referee