European Championships The Hague - Event

European Championships The Hague

  • Date: 16 May 1996 - 19 May 1996
  • Place: The Hague, Netherlands
  • Type: European Championships
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19930429 GOLD Khakhaleichvili GEO Open & +95kgs

Judo lost Georgian legend David Khakhaleishvili (49)

11 Jan 2021 16:30

1992 Olympic champion David Khakhaleishvili passed away afer having health problems for quite some time and needed a heart transplantation. Khakhaleishvili had heart problems. He also recently underwent surgery in Minsk, but unfortunately developed sepsis and doctors were unable to save him. Read more


British Judoka Danny Kingston retires

8 Feb 2000 22:05

For the second time, Danny Kingston has announced his retirement from competitive Judo. But this time, on the verge of the Olympic Games, it looks as though he really means it. In recent years Danny has been one of Britain's most exciting and unpredictable fighters, but a consistent medal winner. In the last year alone he has won the British Open at -81 Kgs, beating World Champion Graeme Randall in the process, gone to decision against the Olympic Champion, Kenzo Nakamura, in the -73 Kgs at the World Championships. Read more