Teddy Riner is a French judoka (judo player) who has been unbeaten for almost a decade, from September 2010 to 2020. He has also been regarded as the most prominent judo player in the last decade. Riner has won 10 gold medals at the world championships. The highest level of international judo competition and Olympic judo competition.

Not only that, Teddy is the first and only owner to win ten World Cup gold medals and two Olympic gold medals. In addition, he has won five gold medals at the European Championship. World-renowned Judo player Riner recently came out on top after losing to Russian athlete Tamerlan Bashaev in the quarterfinals at the ongoing Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Quick Info 
Full NameTeddy Pierre-Marie Riner
Date Of Birth7 April 1989
Birth PlaceLes Abymes, Guadeloupe
Parent(s)Moise Rinner, Marie-Pierre Riner
OccupationFrench Judoka
Age32 years old
Body Measurement
Height6 feet 8 inches
Weight130 kg
NationalityFrench
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Zodiac SignAries
EthnicityFrench
Martial StatusIn relationship
Wife(s)/Partner(s)Luthna Plocus
ChildrenN/A
Net WorthN/A

Teddy Riner Career

Teddy was a member of the Levallois Sporting Club in Levallois-Perret, France, and was coached by Christian Chaumont and Benoît Campargue. He won the World and European junior world titles in 2006. In 2007, Teddy won a gold medal at the European Judo Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, the day after his 18th birthday. At the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2007, he became the youngest world champion ever to win a heavyweight (+ 100 kg) event, winning the 2000 Olympic gold medalist, Kosei Inoue of Japan, in his predecessor the final. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Teddy competed in a heavyweight men’s event.

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He got his farewell in the second round of the tournament before beating Anis Chedli of Tunisia and Jeldos Ikhsangaliyev of Kazakhstan to advance to the semi-finals. In the semis, Riner was beaten by Uzbek judoka Abdullo Tangriev in the golden minute, which meant Riner had to go through rounds of the redesign. In the re-run, he defeated Andreas Tölzer and João Schlittler to reach the bronze medalists and Lasha Gujejiani of Georgia; Riner took the bronze medal for one ippon school, one and one coca in nil. In December 2008, Riner won his second World Championship award at the Open weight Championships in Levallois-Perret, France, beating Alexander Mikhaylin of Russia.

Riner defeated Tölzer at the 2010 World Judo Championships. Teddy won his third world title at the 2009 World Cup in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He won the bouts against Daniel McCormick, Vladimirs Osnachs, Ivan Iliev, and Martin Padar in the pool category before beating Marius Paškevičius in the semi-finals and Oscar Bryson in the gold medal final. In 2010, he won two gold and silver medals at the World Championships in Tokyo. After winning the +100 race, Riner was defeated by Daiki Kamikawa of Japan in the open weight category final by a 1-2 judge decision. After the fight, R Riner refused to bow down or shake Kamikawa’s hand, saying he had been “robbed.”

 

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Teddy won his second European gold medal at the year 2011 Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Teddy defeated Nodor Metreveli, Emil Tahirov, and Zohar Asaf to win Pool A in the + 100 kg race before defeating Estonia Martin Padar in the semi-finals and Barna Bor Hungary in the final to win the title.  At the year 2011 World Judo Championships in Paris, Riner won a gold medal in the men’s 100m, beating Tölzer in Germany in the final. He received his sixth World Cup gold medal as part of the French team that won the team event.  At the 2016 Olympics, he defended his Olympic heavyweight title, defeating Hisayoshi Harasawa in the final.

Teddy Riner
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In his career, Riner lost just nine times in top international competitions. He lost to Brayson and Tölzer in 2006, lost to Bianchessi and Rybak in 2007, and Muneta and Grim Vuijsters lost in 2008. He lost to Abdullo Tangriev in the third round of the Summer Olympics in 2008, before winning a bronze medal, and on 13 September 2010.  In 2021, he won a gold medal at his 2021 Judo World Masters event in Doha, Qatar. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Riner won a bronze medal in the 100-pound category following Russian judoka Tamerlan Bashaev. Riner also won a gold medal at the mixed party event.

 

Teddy Riner Relationship

Big Teddy Riner is in a romantic relationship with his beautiful girlfriend Luthna Plocus. His girlfriend Luthna is a young French singer Riner he met at Largardère Unlimited, in the communications department of the sports department. The couple is not yet married, but there are rumors that they are engaged. The love birds have been living together for over a year. Riner often likes to post pictures of his lifelong love on social media.

Big Teddy, along with his partner Luthna Plocus is the father of two children, a baby boy, and a young girl. Teddy Riner’s son’s name is Eden Riner, and his daughter’s name is Isis Riner. Riner loves to share his time with his son and daughter on Instagram, where we can see them helping their father in action.

Teddy Riner
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Teddy Riner Net worth

The 10-year-old Judo World Champion, worth Riner, is worth two million dollars, making him one of the wealthiest Jews in the world. The money he earns comes mainly from playing Judo deals and other promotions, sponsorships, etc. In addition, you have various sources of income, including stock investing, allowance deals, and tangible properties.

Teddy Riner has a tough deal with the American sports brand Under Armor. He also has his Vodka product called Pure Wonderiner-France. Some of his sources of income are books like Sprprassing Oneself, Unexpected Sheathing Power, etc. He loves cars but doesn’t like to collect them; instead, he constantly changes them. . His favorite car is the Lamborgini.

 

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Teddy Riner Social

He has a fan following of 612k and 795 posts. In addition, he shares his training photos and casual ones. On Twitter, he has a fan following of 748k followers.

 

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