Esther Stam Judoka

Esther Stam

Esther Stam

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:11 March 1987 (33 years)
  • Popularity
Esther Stam won European titles as Cadet, Junior and U23. Also EYOD (now EYOF) title, World University title and she won various World Cups in Lisbon in 2009, Warsaw 2010, Sofia 2011 and Madrid in 2014. She switched to Georgia (from NED) in 2014. Stam won European silver in 2016 in Kazan.
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Switching judokas increase in the road to Tokyo2020

20 Feb 2018 16:40

Switching nations seems are still a trend, as judo is overwhelmed with judoka who switch nation, either to get a chance, either to get better financial circumstances. Although switches all from all times, but this Olympic cycle it's a method. With the latest three Mongolian athletes a new wave of many has started with the Tokyo 2020 Games ahead more will follow Read more

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Blessed Esther Stam retires as athlete

7 Sep 2017 10:45

Georgian Dutch woman Esther Stam retired as a judoka. The remarkable transfer she made brought her to the Olympic Games and World Championships. Last Sunday she contributed to the Georgian Mixed team. “This is it. Since I was a little girl, I have loved judo and I still do. I have pain in my heart saying goodbye to being a high level athlete, but I am ready to start my new life.” Read more

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Georgia pick Shavdatuashvili over Tatalashvili in Olympic team

4 Jun 2016 09:45

The Georgian National Olympic Committee announced the judo team for the Olympic Games. The only hard decision that needed to be taken was the category U73kg where Lasha Shavdatuashvili was selected for Rio, not Nugzari Tatalashvili. Read more

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French legend Gevrise Emane takes fifth European Judo title

22 Apr 2016 19:15

French World Champion Gevrise Emane can’t stop adding prizes. Soon she will be 34 and going for another Olympic medal. At the European Championships in Kazan she defeated the surprising Esther Stam of Georgia in the final. Stam was the sensation though today and secured an Olympic ticket despite her severe neck injury. Read more

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Russian Federation President Putin opens European Judo Championships in Kazan

22 Apr 2016 16:05

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin opened the European Judo Championships in Kazan with a speech for the 8700 fans in the stadium. With the opening ceremony the judo event was opened with a solid show. It was for the last time in 2014 at the World Championships in Chelyabinsk that president Putin visited a large judo event like this. He visited the team event then. In 2010 he visited the European Championships in Vienna where he also held a speech on the podium. Read more

Result City Date
1Nijmegen2017
2Kazan2016
2Tashkent2015
5Budapest2015
3Hoofddorp2014

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