Kanae Yamabe

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Kanae Yamabe
Kanae Yamabe.jpg
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Judo
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio de Janeiro +78 kg
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Astana +78 kg

Kanae Yamabe (山部 佳苗, Yamabe Kanae, born September 22, 1990 in Hokkaido) is a female Japanese judoka.

She started judo at the age of 6.[1]

Her favorite technique is harai Goshi.[1]

In 2009, she won the bronze medal in the +78 kg weight class at the World Judo Championships Juniors in Paris.[1]

In 2015, she won the bronze medal in the heavyweight (+78 kg) division at the 2015 World Judo Championships.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "近代柔道 2015年4月号 柔道全日本強化選手名鑑 2015 -". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 2015-04-20.
  2. ^ 山部、悔しい銅メダル「思い切りのいい柔道を出せなかった」 Sports Nippon 2015-8-29

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