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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
 
Haruka Funakubo 3 1 0
Sanshiro Murao 3 0 1
Megumi Horikawa 3 0 1
Uta Abe 3 0 0
Ryuju Nagayama 3 0 0
Judoka Uta Abe
Last results
Judo event Type Place Date
1 Grand Slam Tokyo GSL Tokyo 3 Dec 2022
2 Kodokan Cup Chiba NT Chiba 29 Oct 2022
3 All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo NC Tokyo 29 Apr 2022
4 All Japan Open Championships Yokohama NC Yokohama 17 Apr 2022
5 All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka NC Fukuoka 2 Apr 2022
1.
Judo event Grand Slam Tokyo
Type GSL
Place Tokyo
Date 3 Dec 2022
2.
Judo event Kodokan Cup Chiba
Type NT
Place Chiba
Date 29 Oct 2022
3.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Tokyo
Type NC
Place Tokyo
Date 29 Apr 2022
4.
Judo event All Japan Open Championships Yokohama
Type NC
Place Yokohama
Date 17 Apr 2022
5.
Judo event All Japan Judo Championships Fukuoka
Type NC
Place Fukuoka
Date 2 Apr 2022
Birthdays
Name Birthdate Age
1 Seigo Nakajima 6 Dec 1999 23 years
2 Kokoro Kageura 6 Dec 1995 27 years
3 Mami Umeki 6 Dec 1994 28 years
4 Keiichi Ota 6 Dec 1990 32 years
5 Tomofumi Takajo 7 Dec 1991 31 years
1.
Name Seigo Nakajima
Birthdate 6 Dec 1999
Age 23
2.
Name Kokoro Kageura
Birthdate 6 Dec 1995
Age 27
3.
Name Mami Umeki
Birthdate 6 Dec 1994
Age 28
4.
Name Keiichi Ota
Birthdate 6 Dec 1990
Age 32
5.
Name Tomofumi Takajo
Birthdate 7 Dec 1991
Age 31