Ryuju Nagayama, Ai Shishime earn Qingdao Masters titles

More Sports / Judo Dec 12, 2019

Ryuju Nagayama, Ai Shishime earn Qingdao Masters titles

Ryuju Nagayama won the men's 60-kg division in an impressive display Thursday at the Qingdao Masters. Compatriot Ai Shishime was also victorious, taking the women's 52-kg title on the first day of the competition, which serves as a selection event for next year's Tokyo Olympic ...

Shishime, Abe claim gold at judo worlds

More Sports / Judo Aug 30, 2017

Shishime, Abe claim gold at judo worlds

Ai Shishime defeated Natsumi Tsunoda in an all-Japan final of the women's 52-kg competition at the world judo championships Tuesday, while countryman Hifumi Abe claimed the gold medal in the men's 66 kg. Shishime, 23, claimed an ippon victory over 25-year-old Tsunoda with an uchimata ...

More Sports / Judo Feb 20, 2016

Matsumoto, Shishime nab titles

Kaori Matsumoto and Ai Shishime won their respective weight categories Friday, giving Japan two gold medals on the opening day of the Judo Grand Prix. London Olympic gold medalist Matsumoto took the 57-kg title with an ippon victory over her French foe Helene Receveaux at ...