Majlinda Kelmendi

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Birthday
9, 1991
Birthplace
Kosovo
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1991 (age 28)
Birthplace
Kosovo

About

Kosovar judoka who became the top-ranked judoka in the world in the 52 kilogram weight class in 2013. The next year, she won gold at both the European Judo Championships and World Judo Championships.

Before Fame

She was born in the city of Peje and began practicing judo in 1999.

Trivia

In 2014, she became the first judoka from Kosovo ever to win the World Championship.

Family Life

Her mother's name is Fikrete and her father's name is Ismet.

Associated With

She and the United States' Kayla Harrison are both winners of the World Judo Championships.