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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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

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Double Olympic Champion Peter Seisenbacher faces worldwide search warrant

16 Jan 2017 14:55

Peter Seisenbacher is facing a world wide international arrest warrant. The double Olympic gold medallist of 1984 and 1988 failed to show up for his trial in Vienna, where he is accused of molesting two young girls. His lawyer claims he is not aware of the athlete's whereabouts. Read more

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Robert Van de Walle: The level is so high nowadays

3 May 2015 19:50

Robert VAN DE WALLE (BEL) was among the honoured guests at the Grand Prix of Zagreb. The Moscow 1980 Olympic champion and Seoul 1988 Olympic bronze medallist was inducted into the IJF Hall of Fame in 2013. VAN DE WALLE, who is now an IJF ambassador and has led IJF development projects in Africa, said: “The event has been well organised and has attracted the top level of athletes. Read more