Olympic Games Seoul - Event

Olympic Games Seoul

  • Date: 25 Sep 1988 - 1 Oct 1988
  • Place: Seoul, South Korea
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Giorgi Tenadze

23 May 2020 18:55

In 1988 Giorgi Tenadze was a surprise taking bronze at the Olympic Games in Seoul. First of all by beating Toshihiko Koga who was the rising man. American Mike Swain was the current World Champion who had beaten Frenchman Marc Alexandre in the world championships final in 1987, the Frenchman became World Champion, but who was Tenadze? Well, he is still very active in judo and master of many top fighters. Oon Yeoh and Irakli Khmelidze interviewed the legend from Gori on the ocassion of his birthday. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Tommy Mortensen

28 Apr 2020 18:30

Former Olympic judoka Tommy Mortensen from Denmark reviews the situation of Covid-19 in his country with JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh, both from the same time era in the mid-eighties and nineties. Read more

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Frank Wieneke successful judoka even more successful as coach

4 Jul 2018 15:05

There are not many great players who manage to transition into a great coach. The one who immediately comes to mind is Ezio Gamba, an Olympic champion from Italy who has gone on to coach several Olympic champions from Russia. Read more

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All about Polish double Olympic Champion Waldemar Legien

1 Jul 2018 03:20

Waldemar Legien was the third player to have won two Olympic gold medals. Hitoshi Saito (JPN) and Peter Seisenbacher (AUT) both won theirs in 1984 and 1988 while Legien got his in '88 and '92. Read more

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Double Olympic Champion Peter Seisenbacher arrested in Ukraine

2 Aug 2017 12:45

Two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher of Austria was arrested in Kiev, Ukraine, on sexual assault charges after he probably spent his time in Dubai for more than seven months. The UAE doesn’t have an extradition agreement to Austria. The regional criminal court in Vienna requested Seisenbacher's extradition shortly after his arrest by Ukrainian police. Read more