Neil Adams Judoka

Neil Adams

Neil Adams

  • Country:Great Britain
  • Born:27 September 1958 (59 years)
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Neil Adams is the 1981 World Champion and Olympic finallist in 1980 and 1984. Adams was 5 times European Champion 1979-1985. His rival was Ezio Gamba, now they teach the latest developments in judo. Adams was coach in England and Belgium and is considered as the voice of judo as IJF commentator.
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IJF Voice Neil Adams runs double duties as commentator and IJF Referee Supervisor

3 Jul 2017 09:05

Since 2017 Neil Adams is pulling double duties as an IJF Referee Supervisor and IJF commentator. Great Britain’s first male world judo champion won the World Championships in 1981 either side of reaching the final in the Moscow 1980 and Los Angeles 1984 Olympics. Read more

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Neil Adams positive about new judo rules

9 Jan 2017 10:20

The 2018 World Championships host city of Baku in Azerbaijan hosted the IJF Referee and Coach Seminar this week where the the newly-adapted rules were presented to coaches and referees. Read more

2015 World Judo Day Unity

IJF unveils 2015 World Judo Day theme: UNITY

15 Oct 2015 16:40

The International Judo Federation will host the fifth and most anticipated edition of the annual #WorldJudoDay on 28 October with UNITY selected as this year’s theme. Previous themes were HONOUR (2014), PERSEVERANCE (2013), JUDO FOR ALL (2012) and RESPECT (2011) for the day which is dedicated to coaches, fans, judoka and everyone with a passion for one of the world’s most widely practised sports. Read more

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New judo heroes are made at European Cadet Championships

1 Jul 2015 16:05

This week the European Championships for Cadets will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria. This event is of a particular importance for many reasons. First of all, it is a qualifier for the World Cadet Judo Championships in Sarajevo in August. Secondly, the cadet age group is the first and most challenging step to the higher level, and many young judoka have proved to become a champion such as Arsen Galstyan, Ilias Iliadis, Elnur Mammadli and from the past Angelo Parisi. They all won the Olympic title later in their careers. Read more

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2Sassari1988
3London1988
1London1988
3Seoul1985
1Hamar1985

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