Olympic Games Beijing - Event

Olympic Games Beijing

  • Date: 9 Aug 2008 - 15 Aug 2008
  • Place: Beijing, China
  • Type: Olympic Games
  • Comparable competitions:
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Wang Ki-Chun, double World Champ who peaked early

21 Jun 2018 10:50

Wang Ki-Chun was quite an upstart. Like most South Korean players, he had seoi-nage and reverse seoi-nage in his repertoire but he was more versatile than most, and capable of doing a wide range of other techniques including uchimata, yoko-tomoe-nage, sode-tsurikomi-goshi and various smaller ashiwaza. Read more

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Ole Bischof to lend technical expertise to British Judo

12 Jan 2018 08:55

British judo and German coaches seemed to have temporary love affairs. In the past the British Judo Association used the expertise of former World and Olympic Champions from Germany. Former Olympic Champion Udo Quellmalz was performance Director, 1991 World Champion Daniel Lascau was Technical Director and 2008 Olympic Champion Ole Bischof lends his expertise to British Judo. Read more

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Sergei Aschwanden made a career transition

19 Jul 2017 08:40

Swiss judoka Sergei Aschwanden, who won Olympic bronze in 2008, immersed himself in studying after retiring from sport, obtaining a Master’s in Sports Management, before becoming director of a sports centre and then the tourist office in Villars, Switzerland. Here, he explains how he made the transition from world-class sport into the workplace. Read more

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Ludwig Paischer retires after great career with World and Olympic medals

18 Nov 2016 18:00

After Four Olympic Games, nine World Championships, thirteen European Championships and countless judo events all around the world, Ludwig Paischer retires. A monument in Austrian judo who produced so many highlights for more than 15 years fighting in the senior division. Today Lupo Paischer definitely quit. Read more

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Former double World Champion Wang Ki-Chun retires from international judo

24 Jun 2016 08:55

Former world judo champion Wang Ki-Chun announced to retire from international competition and prepare for a coaching career. Wang said he will end his national team career and work as a coach starting next year. He didn't qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to be held in August. Read more