Chizuru Arai

Chizuru Arai (新井 千鶴, Arai Chizuru, born 1 November 1993) is a Japanese retired[1] judoka.[2][3] Arai won the gold medal in judo's 70 kg division , and silver in the mixed team event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[4][5]

Chizuru Arai
Personal information
NationalityJapanese
Born (1993-11-01) 1 November 1993 (age 28)
Yorii, Japan
OccupationJudoka
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Sport
Country Japan
SportJudo
Weight class–70 kg
Retired10 September 2021 (2021-09-10)[1]
Achievements and titles
World Champ.Gold(2017, 2018)
Asian Champ.Silver(2014)
Olympic GamesGold (2020)
Profile at external databases
IJF11690
JudoInside.com84239
Updated on 12 November 2021.

CareerEdit

She competed at the 2014 Judo Grand Prix Düsseldorf, finishing third, and 2015 Judo Grand Prix Düsseldorf. She won a gold medal at the 2017 World Judo Championships in Budapest.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Olympic Champion Chizuru Arai thanks judo but retires". JudoInside.com. 10 September 2021. Retrieved 12 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Chizuru Arai". judoinside.com. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  3. ^ IJF profile
  4. ^ "2020 Summer Olympics — Judo - Women 70 kg Schedule". 2020 Summer Olympics. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Judo ARAI Chizuru - Tokyo 2020 Olympics". .. Retrieved 29 July 2021.

External linksEdit