Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016

Judo is often regarded as one of the toughest combat sports in the world as it not only requires technique and strength but also complete balance over one’s body. As with any other combat sports, Judo was initially men’s domain but soon women made it their own with their skills. Here we countdown the Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016.

Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016

10. Idalys Ortiz

Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016

At number 10 is Idalys Ortiz from Cuba. At only 18, she became the youngest Olympic medalist in the heavyweight category of Judo when she won bronze in 2008 Olympics. One of the biggest emerging talents of the game, Ortiz has also won Pan American Judo Championship 7 times (3 times in open weight and 4 times in heavyweight category).

9. Guilia Quintavalle

Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016

At number 9 in Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016 is Guilia Quintavalle from Italy. One of the biggest faces of Italian Judo scene, she was 2008 Olympic gold winner and 2010 European Champion. She also has a hattrick to her name for winning three consecutive National Judo Championships.

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8. Monkhbatyn Urantsetseg

Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016

At number 8 in Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016 is Monkhbatyn Urantsetseg from Mongolia. She is currently one of the best judoka in the world who has every laurel in her hat except an Olympic medal. She has won World Championships, Asian Games, Asian Judo Championship and IJF World Masters. Its only a matter of time before she adds an Olympic medal to her name.

7. Marti Malloy

Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016

At number 7 in Top 10 Female Judo Players 2016 is Marti Malloy from USA. She first became popular as a 16 year old who won her first tournament in the senior leagues and since then has went on to win a bronze at Olympics, silver at World Championship and 2 gold at Pan American Judo Championships.

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