|Date of Birth||7 April 1989|
|Birthplace||Les Abymes, Guadeloupe, France|
|Current World Ranking||World No.16 (+100kg)|
|Sport/Event(s)||Men’s Judo (+100kg category)|
|Major Achievements||10 World Championship Gold Medals, 2012 London Olympics Gold, 2016 Rio Olympics Gold|
Had the sport of Judo been more popular, Teddy Riner would have been the definition of the word GOAT. The French Judoka who is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and 10-time world champion went on an unbeaten run that began in the year 2010. Many Judoka artists tried and failed.
It took them 10 years to beat the man, as he was beaten in 2020. At Tokyo 2020, Teddy Riner will be representing his home country France in a quest for a third Olympic Gold in the men’s Judo (+100kg category).
Teddy Riner Bio
Teddy Riner was born on the 7th of April in 1989 in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe in France to parents Moise Riner and Marie-Pierre Riner. Guadeloupe is an insular region in France. From a very young age, Riner was well versed in several sports like Football, Tennis and Basketball, but he took interest in Judo due to the fact that it was an individual sport.
Teddy Riner Career achievements
No one would even come close to what Teddy Riner has achieved in the sport of Judo. The Frenchman is a three-time Olympic medalist – Bronze at Beijing 2008 and Gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016. He is a 10-time World Champion and 5-time European Champion.
Besides this, Riner has also won the IJF Masters Gold 4 times, IJF Grand Slam 6 times and IJF Grand Prix 6 times. He dominated the scene during his junior years as well, winning the World Juniors Championships twice in 2006 and 2008. He has also won the European version of the same twice (in 2005 and 2006).
Teddy Riner Net Worth
The French Judo giant, Teddy Riner holds a net worth of a whopping $245 Million along with a combined worth of around $82 Million. This news is spreading that the French Judoka has inked a personal endorsement with the American sportswear brand Under Armour.
Besides this, he is also a partner of Procter and Gamble, as an official sponsor of the International Olympic Committee. The purpose of this campaign was to celebrate the role of mothers in an athlete’s life.
Teddy Riner Coach
Riner is coached by Christian Chaumont and Benoît Campargue. Campargue, one of the national coaches, has known Riner right from his teenage years, and has seen him grow as a Judo legend. At Paris Saint Germain, the club Riner is a part of, he is coached Serge Dyot. Like Campargue, Dyot also has known Riner for quite a long time.
At the Rio 2016 games he was coached by Franck Chambily.
Teddy Riner Parents
Teddy Riner was born to mother Marie-Pierre Riner, and father Moise Riner. Riner’s parents were Guadelopian immigrants. They left for France in the early 90s when Riner was just two years old. He has a brother named Moise Jr.
Q. When was Teddy Riner born?
Teddy Riner was born on the 7th of April in 1989.
Q. How old is Teddy Riner?
Teddy Riner is currently 32-years old.
Q. How heavy is Teddy Riner?
Teddy Riner weighs 140kg.
Q. How tall is Teddy Riner?
Teddy Riner is 6ft 8 inches tall.
Q. How many Olympic Gold Medals does Teddy Riner have?
Teddy Riner has 2 Olympic Gold medals.
Q. When did Teddy Riner make his Judo debut?
Riner made his Judo debut in 2007.
Q. What is Teddy Riner’s net worth?
Teddy Riner has a net worth of approximately $5 million.