Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro - Event

Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro

  • Date: 6 Aug 2016 - 12 Aug 2016
  • Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Dutch Olympian Anicka van Emden retires as top judoka

9 Jan 2017 14:25

Dutch Olympic medallist Anicka van Emden retires as top athlete. Van Emden won World bronze in 2011 and 2013 and highlighted her career in Rio with Olympic bronze. In 2011 she won European silver followed by bronze in 2014 and 2016 and she claimed 13 Grand Slam medals. Read more

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The best male judoka of the IJF World Ranking in 2016

21 Dec 2016 08:10

Three athletes of Azerbaijan dominate the last World Ranking of the year for men. In total four Europeans including Teddy Riner confirm that European is the most leading continent. Japan’s World Champions Nagase and Baker represent Asia as leader as well as An Ba-Ul of Korea. Teddy Riner is Leading the World Ranking since the start in 2009. Read more

20160807_FINCH_91760 Odette Giuffrida

Odette Giuffrida looks back at Olympic silver performance

15 Nov 2016 17:00

Odette Giuffrida is walking on pink clouds, totally in love wither her sport judo. As second youngest medallist behind Ami Kondo, the Italian silver medallist looks back with a huge smile on her face thanking her coach Dario Romano about the lessons learned, the path walked and the knowledge shared. On her Instagram account Giuffrida shares her emotions with us. Read more

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Teddy Riner in Doha to campaign for Paris 2024 Olympic bid

15 Nov 2016 09:35

Teddy Riner is campaigning for the French bid for the Olympic Games in 2024. In 2017 the IOC will announce the organizing city and successor of Tokyo. One of the bidding cities in Paris and the double Olympic champion is currently in Doha in Qatar on the occasion of the meeting of all national Olympic Committees to raise the interest to vote for Paris next year September in Lima. Read more

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Japanese judo star Kaori Matsumoto is going to marry

26 Oct 2016 16:40

Kaori Matsumoto, the current World Champion and bronze medallist at the Olympic Games is going to marry. Breaking many men’s hearts, she found her expected husband in her own country and he is a cook! The Japanese judo star introduced her future husband to her father who was also a cook. Her father, 63 year old Kenji Matsumoto, who was a boxer and cook in a Chinese restaurant. Read more