Kelita Zupancic

Judo is a family affair for the Zupancics. Kelita was introduced to the sport by her father, a fifth-degree black belt, and to this day, she sees her parents as her idols. She is immensely grateful for how they helped her get where she is today, and dreams of one day inspiring the athletes that will come after her.

At the top of the list of Kelita’s accomplishments is her two Olympic participations:  London in 2012 and Rio in 2016, where she finished in 7th place. Her next goal is clear: she wants to bring home the Under 70 kg gold medal from Tokyo, in 2020.

Kelita loves how judo allows her to travel all around the world, meeting wonderful people and making special memories. When she is not training, she is interested in fashion and movies, and she also enjoys reading.

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