Christa Deguchi

Date of birth: October 29, 1995

Height: 161 cm

Hometown: Shiojiri, Nagano, Japan

Residence: Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan

First Judo Club: Seishinkan Judo Club, Japan

Current Judo Club: Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club, Alberta

Training place : Yamanashi Gakuin University, Japan

National Team Coach: Sasha Mehmedovic

Photos cc Rafal Burza & Tom Taylor: Album Christa Deguchi



  • 2019 – World Champion
  • 2018 – World Championships bronze medalist
  • 2018, 2019 & 2020 – Grand Slam Paris Champion
  • 2018 & 2019 – Pan American Champion
  • 2019 – Grand Slam Ekaterinbourg Champion



  • Law Student
  • She love reading and researching about interesting animal facts



  • Nickname: Kuri-chan (Japan), Guchi (Canada)
  • Favourite food: Clam Chowder
  • Favourite TV show: The Mentalist
  • Guilty Pleasure: Butter
  • Good Luck Charm: a small pink towel
  • Proudest accomplishment: Winning the Paris Grand Slam three years in a row.
  • Favourite athlete: Georges St-Pierre
  • Favourite music artist: Pink



For the entire list of Christa’s results, please consult her JudoInside page.


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