Gevrise Emane

Gévrise Emane

Born July 27, 1982 in Yaounde (Cameroon)

Country: France

Category: -63 kg / -70 kg

Records

World champion in 2007, 2011, 2015

2nd in 2005

3rd in 2013

3rd of the Olympic Games in 2012

European champion in 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2016

3rd in 2008

16 podiums including 8 wins on the IJF World Tour

 

Gevrise Emane entered the legend of French sport and international Judo when she won her 3rd title of world champion in 2015, 8 years after the first one. But she had already won enough glory to mark the history of her sport. Gevrise Emane, it’s 5 European champion titles won in ten years in two different categories. It is also and above all 5 podiums at the World championships, including 3 gold medals (2007, 2011 in -63 kg and 2015 in -70 kg), a place of world n°1 between 2011 and 2013. Only the Olympia escaped her despite a last attempt in Rio in 2016 where she ends her career. Bronze medalist at the London Olympics, the Franco-Cameroonian withdrew with just impressive records : 12 international podiums, including 8 gold medals, and 16 podiums including 8 wins on the IJF World Tour.

 

Ludovic Mauchien