Romane Dicko European Champion

The Paris Saint-Germain judoka was crowned +78kg European champion in Sofia (Bulgaria) on Sunday, 1 May.

Beating Raz Hershko in her weight category final, the Clamart-born (Hauts-de-Seine) athlete took the gold medal at the 2022 European Championship. The 22-year-old completed a continental hat-trick following her successes in Tel Aviv (Israel) in 2018 and Prague (Czech Republic) in 2020.

Romane Dicko, Olympic team champion and individual bronze medalist in Tokyo, defeated Czech Marketa Paulusova to start her competition, then  beat Poland's Kinga Wolszczak in the quarters, Turkey's Sebile Akbulut in the semi-final, and finally Israel's Raz Hershko to take gold.

ROMANE DICKO

Profile
Category: +78kg
Born: 30 September 1999, in Clamart
Nationality: French
Height: 1.80m

 

Individual honours
Olympic bronze (2020)
European Champion(2018, 2020, 2022)
Doha Masters champion (2021)
Paris Grand Slam champion (2020)
Tel-Aviv Grand Prix champion (2020)
Tbilisi Grand Prix champion (2018)
European junior champion (2017)
European youth champion (2016)

Team honours
Olympic champion (2020)
World championship bronze (2017)