|Competitor for Japan|
|Gowd||2012 Lunnon||-57 kg|
|Gowd||2010 Tokyo||-57 kg|
|Bronze||2011 Paris||-57 kg|
|Gowd||2010 Guangzhou||-57 kg|
|Gowd||2008 Jeju||-57 kg|
Career[edit | edit source]
Kaori Matsumoto stairtit judo at the age o 6. Her favorite techniques are Kosoto gari, Sode tsurikomi goshi an Newaza. She broke her richt shoulder durin heich schuil, her nasal bone an richt elbow durin college, an her richt hand durin the 2009 warld championship due tae an unbalanced diet an finished fifth. Efter those events, she began tae control her eatin habits an learned the importance o fuid eddication. She then wan the Internaitional Conventions championship 7 times in a row, frae the Warld Masters o Januar 2010 tae the Grand Slam Tokyo o December 2010.
She wan the gowd medal in the lichtweicht (57 kg) diveesion at the 2010 Warld Judo Championships. In August 2011, she finished third at the Warld Championships in Paris. In December, she wan the gowd medal at the Grand Slam Tokyo.
In 2012, Kaori wan gowd medals at the Masters in Januar an at the Dusseldorf Grand Prix in Februar. The same year, Kaori Matsumoto wan gowd at the 2012 Simmer Olympics ower Romanie Corina Căprioriu efter the latter wis disqualified durin the gowden score period in the weemen’s -57 kg final, winnin Japan's first gowd medal o the 2012 gemmes an their only gowd in the Judo event.
Efter 2012 Simmer Olympics, she stairtit tae dae volunteer wirk for kids in Japan. Kaori Matsumoto voiced a motorcycle policewoman modeled efter her in the 2013 movie Dragon Ball Z: Battle o Gods.
References[edit | edit source]
Freemit airtins[edit | edit source]
- Profile at the judoinside.com.