A full point scored in judo, karate, and other martial sports: he threw his opponent in the preliminary round for ippon
More example sentences
- In Judo competition the objective is to score an ippon (one full point).
- In November 1954, in Mannheim, Germany, Hirano scored all ippons in 34 minutes against 54 black belt opponents.
- It took 12 minutes 57 seconds for Kimura to score 6 ippons in this championship.
Definition of ippon in:
- The US English dictionary