Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison
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Paris 2024 Olympics
April 14, 2024

Kayla Harrison’s journey from judo to professional mixed martial arts is truly remarkable. Starting her training at such a young age and being guided by her mother, who was also accomplished in the sport, likely played a significant role in shaping her career. Winning two national championships as a teenager is no small feat and speaks volumes about her dedication and talent in judo.

Being inducted into the United States Judo Federation Hall of Fame is a testament to her unparalleled success and contributions to the sport. It’s fascinating to see how she seamlessly transitioned from judo to mixed martial arts, where she continues to showcase her dominance and skill set. Her ability to seek out finishes in her bouts demonstrates her versatility and tenacity as a fighter.

Kayla Harrison’s story serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes, highlighting the importance of perseverance, hard work, and passion in achieving one’s goals across different disciplines.

Kayla Harrison (born July 2, 1990) is an American professional mixed martial artist and multiple Olympic gold medalist and world champion Judoka.

Born July 2, 1990 (age 33)
Middletown, Ohio, U.S.
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)[1]
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
Reach 66 in (168 cm)[2]
Style Judo
Fighting out of Coconut Creek, Florida
Team American Top Team (2018–present)[3][4]
Trainer Jimmy Pedro
Rank      6th dan black belt in judo
Years active 2018–present (MMA)
Mixed martial arts record
Total 18
Wins 17
By knockout 6
By submission 7
By decision 4
Losses 1
By decision 1
Notable club(s) NYAC[1]
USA Judo National Team FORCE
Website kaylaharrison.com


FAQs on Kayla Harisson Olympics Gold Medal Won

Q. What is the record of Kayla Harisson in Judo?

A. She has a judo record of 45 wins and 7 losses.

Q. How many Olympic Gold Medals have Kayla Harisson won?

A. She has won two Olympic Gold Medals.

Q. When did Kayla Harisson win her Olympic Gold Medals?

A. She won her Olympic gold medals in 2012 and 2016.

Q. When did Kayla Harisson make her debut in judo?

A. She made her debut in judo in 2009.

Q. When did Kayla Harisson start training in judo?

A. She started training in judo at the age of 6.

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