Teddy Riner: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : Judoka
  • Real name : Teddy Pierre-Marie Riner
  • Sign : Aries
  • Date of birth : Friday 07 April 1989 (age : 32 years old)
  • Country : France

Teddy Riner was born on April 7, 1989 in Guadeloupe.

By winning the 2007 World Judo Championships, the young man, then 18 years old, finally dethroned the sacred monster: David Douillet. After this great start in Rio de Janeiro, the colossus won the title again for the next four years – a record – and won the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. The young prodigy, who says he took up judo to channel his energy, has only lost twice in international championships since the beginning of his career! Such a track record, coupled with a pleasant personality, attracts sports equipment manufacturers looking for prestigious flag bearers. Teddy Riner signed with the companies Brossard, Adidas, Atos, Cofely and Powerade. In 2010, he won the silver medal at the World Championships in Tokyo.

On the private side, Teddy Riner is a father of a little boy, Eden, born in April 2014, with his partner Luthna Plocus. In October 2018, during an interview, he revealed the birth of their second child, a little girl named Isis.