JudoInside – News – Shohei Ono to compete at Open weight category again

The absence at the All Japan championships of Shohei Ono at April 3-4) is compensated a little bit for the judo fans. This Friday, the Zen Nihon draw revealed the presence of Shohei Ono in the table. A sensation since it will be the third participation of the genius of Tenri in this event organized – normally – every April 29 at the Budokan in Tokyo.

The double Olympic champion of U73kg who probably wants to follow in the footsteps of Isao Okano, double winner of the event. If he wins his first fight, he will face Tatsuru Saito. Also note the presence of lightweight Olympic Champion Naohisa Takato in the field.