Teddy Riner of France is back to full fitness as he looks set to compete at the Paris IJF Grand Slam ©Getty Images

French star Teddy Riner is aiming for long-awaited success at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam in Paris as he continues his preparations for next year’s Olympics in his home country.

Riner won the over-100 kilograms title for six successive years in the French capital but has not triumphed in the event since 2013.

The three-time Olympic champion has struggled with injuries during his career but is back to full fitness and ready to mount a challenge for Grand Slam glory this weekend.

"I don’t want to miss out, I want to succeed at home," said Riner in an interview with French newspaper L’Equipe.

"I want to go for this third individual Olympic gold medal."

Olympic silver medallist Guram Tushishvili is one of Riner’s biggest threats in the field with the Georgian ranked top seed.

A total of 520 judoka from 82 nations are set to compete at the IJF Grand Slam in Paris, with competition due to be held tomorrow and Sunday (February 5).

The men's field features several world number ones including Chinese Taipei's Yang Yung Wei in the under-60kg category and Georgian duo Lasha Shavdatuashvili and Tato Grigalashvili in the respective under-73kg and under-81kg divisions.

Double world champion Barbara Matic of Croatia is among the world leading judoka in the women's competition as she eyes the under-70kg crown, while French hopes will rest on the shoulders of Shirine Boukli and Romane Dicko who are top seeds in the respective under-48kg and over-78kg classes.