Yusuke Kanamaru

Yusuke Kanamaru (金丸 雄介, Kanamaru Yūsuke, born 14 September 1979)[1] is a retired Japanese judoka.

Yusuke Kanamaru
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Judo
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Munich -73 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Rio de Janeiro -73 kg
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan -73 kg
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2003 Jeju City -73 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Tashkent -73 kg
East Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2001 Osaka -73 kg

He was born in Tsurugi, Ishikawa,[2] and began to train in judo at the age of 5.[2] He entered the Ryotokuji Gakuen after graduating from Tsukuba University.

He is good at Seoinage and Sode tsurikomi goshi.[2] Since 2000, He got a gold medal at the Kodokan Cup, and has been a judoka representing Japan in the Lightweight category.

Kanamaru was placed seventh in the Men's 73 kg class at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3]

AchievementsEdit

Year Date Tournament Place Weight class
1997 12.6 Kodokan Cup   3rd Lightweight (-73 kg)
1998 11.28 Kodokan Cup   3rd Lightweight (-73 kg)
1999 1.9 Jigoro Kano Cup Round of 8 Lightweight (-73 kg)
11.27 Kodokan Cup   3rd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2000 11.25 Kodokan Cup   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
2001 ? All-Japan Weight Class Championships   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
7.27 World Championships   2nd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2002 10.? Asian Games   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
2003 1.12 Jigoro Kano Cup   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
2.22 Hamburg Super World Cup   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
? All-Japan Weight Class Championships   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
9.13 World Championships 7th Lightweight (-73 kg)
10.31 Asian Championships   2nd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2004 11.21 Kodokan Cup   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
2005 2.5 Paris Super World Cup loss Lightweight (-73 kg)
5.14 Asian Championships   3rd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2006 1.14 Jigoro Kano Cup   3rd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2.25 Hamburg Super World Cup 5th Lightweight (-73 kg)
11.19 Kodokan Cup   3rd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2007 2.10 Paris Super World Cup   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
4.7 All-Japan Weight Class Championships   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
9.15 World Championships   3rd Lightweight (-73 kg)
2008 2.23 Hamburg Super World Cup loss Lightweight (-73 kg)
4.5 All-Japan Weight Class Championships   1st Lightweight (-73 kg)
8.11 Olympic Games 7th Lightweight (-73 kg)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La fiche de YUSUKE KANAMARU. JUDO". L'Équipe. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "近代柔道 2004年2月号 平成15年度後期全日本強化選手名鑑". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 20 February 2004.
  3. ^ "Yusuke Kanamaru - Olympics Athletes - 2008 Summer Olympics - Beijing, China - ESPN". ESPN Inc. Retrieved 9 January 2015.