Ryunosuke Haga

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ryunosuke Haga
Born (1991-04-28) 28 April 1991 (age 28)
Miyazaki, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Height186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb; 15 st 10 lb)
DivisionHalf-heavyweight
StyleJudo
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]

References[edit]

  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".

External links[edit]