Reports of All-Japan Businessmen’s Individual Judo Championships 2015（2015年9月19日）
Reports of All-Japan Businessmen’s Individual Judo Championships 2015All-Japan Businessmen’s Individual Championship 2015 was held on Aug,31 at Baycom gymnasium in Amagasaki-city.
All senior Judoka have the right for entry this tournament, except Police and Student. And the Judoka who advanced semi-finals in this game can go into a Kodokan Cup, selection match for Grand Slam Tokyo.
Short reports and resulst of each category are below.
If you can read Japanese text, you should access Japanese report.
Report of Day 1 in Japanese text
Report of Day 2 in Japanese text
■ -60kg category
Tadahiro Nomura annaunced his retirement at press conference.
Hirofumi Yamamoto threw Ryudo Tsubaki by ippon with beautiful Uchi-mata at final match.
At 3rd game, he was defeated by Ryudo Tsubaki who got 3rd place last year's tournament. Nomura was thrown by Kata-guruma and lost Ippon.
After this game, 40 years old Nomura annaunced his retirement. He said "I have no regrets, I have done everything I can".
The winner of this category was Hiforumi Yamamoto who won Grand Slam Tokyo 2010 and 2011. He got 5 Ippons in 5 games and won 1st prize of this competition for the first time. He had got into a slmup for a long time, but won 1st prize at Kodokan cup 2014 and had suddenly recovered.
Yuki Ishikawa who held the championship for 4 years was defeated at 2nd round.
1. Hirofumi Yamamoto
2. Ryudo Tsubaki
3. Takumi Miyamoto
3. Ryo Kawabata
※57 Judoka participated
Hirofumi Yamamoto〇Ippn by Uchi-mata(1:37)△Ryudo Tsubaki
Hirofumi Yamamoto〇Ippon by Uchimata(2:23)△Takumi Miyamoto
Ryudo Tsubaki〇Yuko△Ryo Kawabata
■ -66kg category
He got 4 Ippons (Seoinage, O-goshi, Uchi-mata, Ouchi-gari) in 5 games and advanced to the final. At final match that faced to Ryota Ishiguro , he got 1 Waza-ari by Sode-turikomi-goshi and 3 Shidos.
He converted to -66kg grade after London, and this is the first title for him in this category. Though he is 30 years old , he said "I take pride in that I am an active player and I do not give up the challenge to the Olympic games 2016"
1. Hiroaki Hiraoka
2. Ryota Ishiguro
3. Yusuke Aoki
3. Yuhei Rokugo
※80 Judoka participated
Hiroaki Hiraoka〇Waza-ari by Sode-tsurikomi-goshi△Ryota Ishiguro
Ryota Ishiguro〇Ippon by Seoi-nage(4:36)△Yuhei Rokugo
Hiroaki Hiraoka〇Ippon by Ouchi-gari(1:34)△Yusuke Aoki
■ -73kg category
The opponent of final match was Keiichi Ota, three years consecutive finalist.
In this match, Hasimoto got Yuko by left ippon-seoinage. After this Yuko, he keep attacking with this technique and force his opponent to paying attention to left side. Then, he attacked by right-Taiotoshi. Ota fell to tatami in an instant.
1. Soichi Hashimoto
2. Keiichi Ota
3. Kazuya Tamura
3. Norhihiro Shimoyama
※106 Judoka participated
Soichi Hashimoto〇Ippon by Tai-otoshi(3:15)△Keiichi Ota
Soichi Hashimoto〇Hansoku-make by 4 times shido(3:11)△Norhihiro Shimoyama
Keiichi Ota〇Ippon by Seoi-nage(2:43)△Kazuya Tamura
■ -81kg category
Yashuhro Ebi threw Tomohiro Kawakami with Ura-nage and got Ippon.
Ebi, champion of last year's competition, got the title again.
At Final, he threw Tomohiro Kawakami twice. Waza-ari by Kouchi-gari and Ippon by Ura-nage.
1. Yasuhiro Ebi
2. Tomohiro Kawakami
3. Tomoki Haruyama
3. Masashi Kobayashi
※92 Judoka participated
Yasuhiro Ebi〇Ippon by Ura-nage(0:59)△Tomohiro Kawakami
Yasuhiro Ebi〇Ippon by Seoi-nage(2:30)△Tomoki Haruyama
Tomohiro Kawakami〇Ippon by Ouchi-gaeshi(0:10)△Masashi Kobayashi
■ -90kg category
At the final he throw Taichi Kugimaru with fantastic left Harai-goshi and got Ippon. He forced his opponent to move to the left and that movement made him able to throw.
Nishiyama had suffered from serious injury in his knee, and operated nine months ago. This tournament was the first game after operation.
He said "I thought that I have to retire if I lost the game. I do not give up the challenge to Olympic games 2016 and I think this challenge is the duty of active player. I want to make next one year a dramatic one."
Nishiyama, bronze medalist of London 2012 said "I do not give up the challenge to the Olympic games 2016"
1. Masashi Nishiyama
2. Taichi Kugimaru
3. Kyohei Kakita
3. Norihide Yamamoto
※79 Judoka participated
Masahi Nishiyama〇Ippon by Harai-goshi(4:36)△Taichi Kugimaru
Taichi Kugimaru〇Ippon by Osoto-gari(3:07)△Kyohei Kakita
Masahi Nishiyama〇3 times Shido △Norihide Yamamoto
■ -100kg category
Kumasiro already had a right to participate to Kodokan Cup. So addtional qualifying match was held, and as a result, Mizuki Otsu got the ticket to Kodokan Cup.
1. Yusuke Kumashiro
2. Shohei Shimowada
3. Gaku Fujii
3. Ryohei Anai
※66 Judoka participated
Yusuke Kumashiro〇Ippon by Seoi-nage(2:29)△Shohei Shimowada
Shohei Shimowada〇Ippon by Osoto-gari(0:25)△Gaku Fujii
Yusuke Kumashiro〇Yuko(GS0:52)△Ryohei Anai
-Qualifying match for Kodokan Cup-
Mizuki Otsu〇Ippon by Tate-shiho-gatame(2:52)△Daiki Tanaka
Shinsei Kozonoi〇Waza-ari△Mitsuki Ishimoto
Mizuki Otsu〇Osoto-gaeshi(0:10)△Shinsei Kozonoi
※Otsu advanced to Kodokan Cup
■ +100kg category
A close battle was expected, but result was a shocking "Ippon". Kamikawa threw Nishigata with outstanding Osoto-gari.
Kamikawa won final match with 4 times shido-penalty and got gold medal.
The participation of Hirosi Izumi, Olympic finalist, was also a great topic. Though he is 33 years old, He reached to quarter finals and joined qualifying match for Kodokan Cup. But he lost both of this games and could not get the right for Kodokan Cup.
1. Daiki Kamikawa
2. Kenta Akasako
3. Kenta Nishigata
3. Ryuta Toyota
※66 Judoka participated
Daiki Kamikawa〇Hansoku-make by 4 times Shido△Kenta Akasako
Daiki Kamikawa〇Ippon by Osoto-gari(1:37)△Kenta Nishigata
Kenta Akasako〇Ippon by Awase-waza(0:42)△Ryuta Toyota
-Qualifying match for Kodokan Cup-
Jun Tsuchiya〇2 times Shido△Hiroshi Izumi
Koji Sudo〇Ippon by Sode-tsurikomi-goshi(1:42)△Gohi Sakai
Also Tsuchiya and Sudo advanced to Kodokan Cup
■ U-22 category
The winner was Yu Usami, 19 years old.
1. Yu Usami
2. Rikiya Tanaka
3. Chihiro Tsuzuki
3. Yuki Onishi
※48 Judoka participated
Yu Usami〇2 times Shido△Rikiya Tanaka
Yu Usami〇3 times Shido△Chihiro Tsuzuki
Rikiya Tanaka〇Waza-ari△Yuki Onishi
■ -48kg category
She defeated Miri Toda by Ippon with Ippon-seoinage in Semi-finals. And after this great success, she beat Ayumi Kasahara with getting Shido-penalty twice.
Hiromi Endo, champion of IJF World Masters 2013, was defeated by Kasahara with Waza-ari in the second round. She had operated on left knee, and this tournament was first match after the operation.
1. Yurie Morisaki
2. Ayumi Kasahara
3. Miri Toda
3. Shoko Ibe
※13 Judoka participated
Yurie Morisaki〇2 times Shido△Ayumi Kasahara
Yurie Morisaki〇Ippon by Ippon-seoi-nage(0:22)△Miri Toda
Ayumi Kasahara〇Ippon by Kesa-gatame(2:41)△Shoko Ibe
■ -52kg category
At final match, Yakushiji attacked with left Ippon-seoinage.
This was first big title for Yakushiji.
Winner was Momoko Yakushiji. This was the first big title on her career.
1. Momoko Yakushiji
2. Narumi Ohta
3. Yuka Kaneda
3. Harumi Nagakabe
※21 Judoka participated
Momoko Yakushiji〇Shido△Narumi Ohta
Narumi Ohta〇Yuko△Harumi Nagakabe
Momoko Yakushiji〇Ippon by Yoko-shiho-gatame(1:43)△Yuka Kaneda
■ -57kg category
Highlight of the tournament was semi-final. Ono defeated Megumi Ishikawa with outstanding Ouchi-gari. The time required for victory was only 11 seconds.
1. Shoko Ono
2. Eimi Kaneko
3. Makiko Otomo
3. Megumi Ishikawa
※29 Judoka participated
Shoko Ono〇Ippon by Ouchi-gari(3:42)△Eimi Kaneko
Shoko Ono〇Ippon by Ouchi-gari(0:11)△Megumi Ishikawa
Eimi Kaneko〇Yuko△Makiko Otomo
■ -63kg category
Maiko Kainuma faced Maaya Kawagishi at final match.
Winner was Kainuma.She recovered though she could not join Kodokan Cup 2014.
She defeated Natsumi Katagiri,No 2 seed, by Ippon at semi-finals, and beated Maaya Kawagishi by Ippon with Tate-shihou-gatame in the final.
1. Maiko Kainuma
2. Maaya Kawagishi
3. Ayako Shiose
3. Natsumi Katagiri
※16 Judoka participated
Maiko Kainuma〇Ippon by Tate-shiho-gatame(2:56)△Maaya Kawagishi
Maaya Kawagishi〇2 times Shido△Ayako Shiose
Maiko Kainuma〇Ippon by Ouchi-gari(1:32)△Natsumi Katagiri
-Qualifying match for Kodokan Cup-
Yuka Osumi〇Ippon by Yoko-shiho-gatame△Ai Okawa
Chihiro Sakai〇Ippon by Awase-waza(1:42)△Narumi Sawamura
※Osumi and Sakai advanced to Kodokan Cup
■ -70kg category
1. Yoko Ono
2. Naeko Maeda
3. Haruna Noseki
3. Yuri Isobe
※14 Judoka participated
Yoko Ono〇Yuko by Uchi-mata(GS1:47)△Naeko Maeda
Naeko Maeda〇Shido(GS1:00)△Haruna Nosek
Yoko Ono〇Deashi-harai(0:30)△Yuri Isobe
■ -78kg category
Shori Hamada, champion of All Japan Championships Fukuoka, defeated Satomi Okamura by Ude-hishigi-juji-gatame.
Hamada got Ippon by Uchi-mata at final match.
Winner was Hamada.
1. Shori Hamada
2. Shiori Yoshimura
3. Tomomi Okamura
3. Misaki Shimoda
※9 Judoka patricipated
Shori Hamada〇Uchi-mata(0:49)△Shiori Yoshimura
Shori Hamada〇Ude-hishigi-juji-gatame(1:05)△Tomomi Okamura
Shiori Yoshimura〇Shido△ Misaki Shimoda
■ +78kg category
Manami Inoue who has the world junior title of 2011 and 2010, was defeated by Inamori in 2nd round by Kami-shihou-gatame.
1. Miku Eboshi
2. Nami Inamori
3. Miwa Goto
3. Aki Hatamura
※15 Judoka participated
Miku Eboshi〇Waza-ari by Uchi-mata△Nami Inamori
Nami Inamori〇2 times Shido△Miwa Goto
Miku Eboshi〇Ippon by Awase-waza(0:50)△Aki Hatamura