Who is Hisayoshi Harasawa? Know all about Japanese Olympic Judo Silver Medalist, Bio, Net Worth, Career achievements, Parents, and more

Hisayoshi Harasawa is one of the top contenders for a medal in the +100 Kg category of Judo for Japan at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Check here Hisayoshi Harasawa's net worth, bio, achievements, coach, and much more.

Hisayoshi Harasawa
Hisayoshi Harasawa
NameHisayoshi Harasawa
Date of Birth3rd July 1992
BirthplaceShimonoseki, Japan
Current World Rankings2nd Place
Sports/EventMen’s Judo ( +100 Kg category)
Major Achievements2016 Rio Olympics Silver Medalist, 2021 Bishkek Asian Pacific Judo Championship Gold Medalist

Hisayoshi Harasawa is a Japanese Judo giant who represents Japan in the +100 Kg category at the International level. He is one of the toughest challenges for the Heavyweight G.O.A.T, Teddy Riner.

Harasawa is the Gold Medalist of the 2021 Bishkek Asian Pacific Judo Championship and Silver Medalist of the 2019 Tokyo World Championship. He is the winner of eight times IJF World Tour and 2019 IJF World Masters Qingdao. The stakes are high for Harasawa to represent his home country and win a medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Hisayoshi Harasawa Bio

Hisayoshi Harasawa
Hisayoshi Harasawa

Hisayoshi Harasawa was born on 3rd July 1992 in Shimonoseki, Japan. While Harasawa was a child he never aimed to play Olympics for the country one day, he joined a Judo school near his house when he was in primary school.

Later on, he joined Hayatomo High School for practice as his middle school didn’t have a Judo club. He joined Judo in the -66 Kg category as a young boy but his frame got bigger and he changed his weight category to the top category.

His coach, Mitsuya Nakamura sensed his early potential and motivated him to play for the national as well as international leagues.

Hisayoshi Harasawa Career Achievements

Harasawa vs Riner
Harasawa vs Riner

The Japanese Judo giant won his first international medal as a Bronze Medal in the 2013 Tokyo IJF Grand Slam. He presented a tough challenge for all the contenders in the +100 Kg weight category and he won Gold Medals in almost all the competitions in absence of Teddy Riner.

Harasawa holds five Gold Medals in the IJF Grand Slam and one Gold Medal in the IJF Grand Prix. He is a two-times World Championship medalist who won Silver Medal at the 2019 Tokyo World Championship and Bronze Medal at the 2018 Baku World Championship.

He shined brightest at the 2021 Bishkek Asian Pacific Judo Championship and 2019 Qingdao IJF World Masters by winning Gold Medal in both. Harasawa also sailed in the finals of the Rio Olympics 2016 but he lost the final fight to Riner and won Silver Medal in the Olympic Games.

Hisayoshi Harasawa Coach

Kosei Inoue
Kosei Inoue

Harasawa is coached by the Japanese Judo trainer Mitsuya Nakamura in the early stage of his career. Later on, he is joined by some of the Judo legends of Japan such as three times World Championship Gold Medalist and the 2000 Sydney Olympic Gold Medalist, Kosei Inoue.

Hisayoshi Harasawa Net Worth


The net worth of Harasawa is estimated to be around $1 Million to $3 Million with the major portion of his income coming through Judo competitions and endorsement.

Hisayoshi Harasawa Parents

The information about the parents of Harasawa is unknown.

Q. When was Hisayoshi Harasawa born?

Harasawa was born on 3rd July 1992 in Shimonoseki, Japan.

Q. How old is Hisayoshi Harasawa?

Harasawa is 29 years old.

Q. What is Hisayoshi Harasawa’s Net worth?

Harasawa’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million to $3 Million.

Q. How tall is Hisayoshi Harasawa?

Harasawa is 191 cm tall.

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