More Sports / Judo Dec 17, 2017

Funa Tonaki and Soichi Hashimoto win at World Judo Masters

Reigning world champions Funa Tonaki and Soichi Hashimoto were among the four Japanese who won their respective weight divisions at the World Judo Masters in St. Petersburg on Saturday. In the women's competition, world No. 4 Tonaki won the 48-kg category after taking down sixth-ranked ...

Takato, Tonaki claim gold at world championships

More Sports / Judo Aug 29, 2017

Takato, Tonaki claim gold at world championships

Judoka Naohisa Takato and Funa Tonaki won gold medals in their respective categories, while Ami Kondo settled for bronze as the world championships got underway Monday. Takato, the 2013 world champion and bronze medalist at last year's Rio Olympics, downed Pavel Petrikov of the Czech ...