Ryunosuke Haga

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Ryunosuke Haga
Born (1991-04-28) 28 April 1991 (age 28)
Miyazaki, Japan
Height186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb; 15 st 10 lb)
Fighting out ofTokyo, Japan
TrainerKosei Inoue, Keiji Suzuki
Rank4th degree black belt in Judo
UniversityTokai University
Notable club(s)Asahi Kasei

Ryunosuke Haga (羽賀 龍之介, Haga Ryunosuke, born 28 April 1991) is a male Japanese judoka who became world champion in the under 100 kg division in 2015. His favoured technique is Uchi Mata.[1]

Born in Miyazaki, Haga started judo at the age of 5.[1] In 2010, he won the gold medal in the -100 kg weight class at the World Judo Championships Juniors in Agadir.[1]

In 2011, Haga won the Universiade in Shenzhen.[1] In 2015, he won the gold medal in the Half-heavyweight (100 kg) division at the 2015 World Judo Championships.[2]

He won the Grand Slam Tokyo and Grand Prix Düsseldorf in 2015.[3][4]

Bronze medalist in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Haga's father, Yoshio, was also a judoka. Like his father who was a winner of the Kodokan Cup, he won the competition in 2010 and 2011.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "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. ^ 【世界柔道】羽賀「金」!復活の男子100キロ級5年ぶりメダル Archived 2015-09-01 at the Wayback Machine Sports Hochi 2015-8-29
  3. ^ "Grand Slam Tokyo 2015".
  4. ^ "Grand Prix Dusseldorf 2015".
  5. ^ ""Haga on Top of World at 100 Kg" - The Daily Yomiuri (Tokyo, Japan), August 31, 2015 - Online Research Library: Questia".

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