Nami Nabekura

Nami Nabekura (鍋倉 那美, Nabekura Nami, born April 11, 1997 in Himeji, Hyogo) is a Japanese judoka. Nabekura's favorite technique is Uchimata[1][2]

Nami Nabekura
Personal information
NationalityJapanese
Born (1997-04-11) 11 April 1997 (age 25)
OccupationJudoka
Sport
CountryJapan
SportJudo
Weight class–63 kg
Achievements and titles
World Champ.R32 (2021)
Asian Champ.Gold(2017, 2018)
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing  Japan
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Jakarta –63 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Hong Kong –63 kg
World Masters
Gold medal – first place 2019 Qingdao –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2017 Saint Petersburg –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2018 Guangzhou –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2021 Doha –63 kg
IJF Grand Slam
Gold medal – first place 2022 Paris –63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2022 Ulaanbaatar –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2017 Tokyo –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2018 Osaka –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2020 Paris –63 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Paris –63 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Osaka –63 kg
IJF Grand Prix
Gold medal – first place 2016 Budapest –63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2016 Qingdao –63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2017 Zagreb –63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 Zagreb –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2019 Zagreb –63 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Düsseldorf –63 kg
World Juniors Championships
Gold medal – first place 2015 Abu Dhabi –63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2014 Fort Lauderdale –63 kg
Profile at external databases
IJF17392
JudoInside.com74041
Updated on 25 June 2022.

Judo careerEdit

Nabekura started practicing judo at the age of 5, following her two brothers.[1][2] She often beat Hifumi Abe when they were in elementary school. Abe says that experience "made him what he is".[2][3] In April 2010, Nabekura began studying at Taisei Junior High School.[1][2] In August 2012, she won the National Junior High School Championships.[1][2] In April 2013, she graduated from middle school and went on to Taisei High School.[1][2] In March 2014, she won the National High School Championships.[1][2] In August 2015, she won the Inter-High School Championships.[1][2] In October 2015, Nabekura won the World Judo Championships Juniors both individual(–63 kg weight class) and team event.[4][5] In 2016, Nabekura became a member of the Judo club at the Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group.[1][2] In May 2017, she won the Asian Judo Championships.[1] In December 2017, she finished second at the Grand Slam Tokyo and the World Masters.[1] In August 2018, she won the Asian Games.[6]

In 2021, she won the silver medal in her event at the 2021 Judo World Masters held in Doha, Qatar.[7][8]

She won the gold medal in her event at the 2022 Judo Grand Slam Paris held in Paris, France.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "近代柔道 2018年4月号 柔道全日本強化選手名鑑 2018 -". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 2018-04-20. p. 25.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "近代柔道 2016年2月号 解体新書 鍋倉那美-". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 2017-02-20. pp. 24–27.
  3. ^ 柔道界の“ひふみん”阿部一二三選手が生出演!小さい時は女子に負けていた!?. Fuji TV. September 7, 2017. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Junior World Championships 2015, Abu Dhabi DAY 3 -63kg: NABEKURA wins Japan's fifth world title in Abu Dhabi". International Judo Federation. October 25, 2015. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Junior World Championships 2015, Abu Dhabi DAY 5 JUNIOR WOMEN TEAM EVENT New-look Japanese team still unstoppable". International Judo Federation. October 27, 2015. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  6. ^ "Japan dominate second day of judo medal action at 2018 Asian Games". Insidethegames. August 30, 2018. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  7. ^ "2021 Judo World Masters". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ Gillen, Nancy (12 January 2021). "Four-time world champion Agbegnenou earns gold at IJF World Judo Masters". InsideTheGames.biz. Archived from the original on 12 January 2021. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  9. ^ "First Japanese victory U63kg in Paris in ten years". JudoInside.com. 5 February 2022. Retrieved 6 February 2022.

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