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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
Masae Ueno 8 0 1
Noriko Anno 6 1 0
Naoya Ogawa 5 1 4
Mika Sugimoto 6 2 3
Last 365 days of judo
Judoka
 
Uta Abe 2 0 0
Funa Tonaki 1 1 0
Shori Hamada 1 1 0
Hisayoshi Harasawa 1 1 0
Aaron Wolf 1 1 0
Judoka Uta Abe
Last results
Judo event Type Place Date
1 All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka NC Fukuoka 3 Apr 2021
2 All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo NC Tokyo 26 Dec 2020
3 Kodokan Cup Chiba NT Chiba 31 Oct 2020
4 Grand Slam Osaka GSL Osaka 22 Nov 2019
5 Kodokan Cup Chiba NT Chiba 2 Nov 2019
1.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka
Type NC
Place Fukuoka
Date 3 Apr 2021
2.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo
Type NC
Place Tokyo
Date 26 Dec 2020
3.
Judo event Kodokan Cup Chiba
Type NT
Place Chiba
Date 31 Oct 2020
4.
Judo event Grand Slam Osaka
Type GSL
Place Osaka
Date 22 Nov 2019
5.
Judo event Kodokan Cup Chiba
Type NT
Place Chiba
Date 2 Nov 2019
Birthdays
Name Birthdate Age
1 Sho Tanaka 6 May 2001 20 years
2 Yoshihisa Doba 7 May 1958 63 years
3 Yasuhiko Moriwaki 7 May 1952 69 years
4 Rikako Araya 8 May 1997 24 years
5 Ami Kondo 9 May 1995 26 years
1.
Name Sho Tanaka
Birthdate 6 May 2001
Age 20
2.
Name Yoshihisa Doba
Birthdate 7 May 1958
Age 63
3.
Name Yasuhiko Moriwaki
Birthdate 7 May 1952
Age 69
4.
Name Rikako Araya
Birthdate 8 May 1997
Age 24
5.
Name Ami Kondo
Birthdate 9 May 1995
Age 26