Ilias Iliadis Judoka

Ilias Iliadis

Ilias Iliadis

  • Country:Greece
  • Born:10 November 1986 (31 years)
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Ilias Iliadis became the youngest ever Olympic male Champion in 2004, aged 17. He won the European title in 2004 and added one in 2011. Foremost he won 3 world titles in 2010, 2011 and 2014 and 6 world medals. Born in Georgia as Jarji Zviaduari, cousin of 2004 Olympic champion U90kg Zurab Zviaduari. He retired after the Olympic Games in 2016 as a legend. He is ambassador of judo for the IJF.
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Teddy Riner defeats all hopes, Iliadis gives the fans a smile in prelims

11 Nov 2017 16:35

The preliminary matches of the World Open Championships in Marrakech saw some great battles and surprising results. Especially the lighter judokas such as Nikiforov and Granda excelled in this openweight category and qualified for the semi finals. The return of Ilias Iliadis was just great to see when he was opposed to Roy Meyer. The Greek came back for the new generation and the generous smile after his contest was full of warmth for judo. Read more

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Special World Open Championships for "lightweight" Assmaa Niang

11 Nov 2017 09:20

At the Press conference of the World Open Judo Championships judo icon Ilias Iliadis was accompanied by Moroccan experienced star Assmaa Niang, for her the World Open Championships are extra special this weekend and this is the reason she will compete, while she normally competes in her U70kg category. Read more

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Ilias Iliadis makes comeback in Marrakech for his fans

9 Nov 2017 13:15

Olympic champion at 17, Greek judo hero Ilias Iliadis ended his glittering career after competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The three-time world champion stayed active on the mat at home and abroad while supporting IJF projects such as the #JudoForTheWorld Mongolia hit video and IJF World Judo Tour events with a recent masterclass for children at the Zagreb Grand Prix. Read more

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Judo fans warming up for mouthwatering contests at OpenWeight World Championships

9 Nov 2017 09:10

An Openweight competition is a meeting ground of champions from different weight categories and this can create a host of dream matches. A skim through the entry list sets the hearts beating for judo fans as well as judoka as they calculate all the potential mouthwatering clashes. Read more

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Record prize money at OpenWeight World Championships with 100,000 Euro for gold

7 Nov 2017 10:45

The Openweight World Championships in Marrakech this weekend represents a new chapter for prize money in judo. A record amount of prize money will be on the table thanks to the IJF's ability to attract new sponsors and partners at a time when the sports market is saturated and more competitive than ever. Gold medallists will earn a record €100,000 with silver medallists scooping €50,000 and bronze medallists taking home €25,000. Sounds like "Marracash." Read more

Result City Date
5Guadalajara2016
7Düsseldorf2016
2Vienna2015
3Jeju2015
5Abu Dhabi2015

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