Dirk Van Tichelt Judoka

Dirk Van Tichelt

Dirk Van Tichelt

  • Country:Belgium
  • Born:10 June 1984 (35 years)
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Dirk van Tichelt won an Olympic bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. He was European Champion in 2008 and added a bronze medal at the 2015 European Games in Baku. He was former #1 of the world and multiple Belgian champion. Van Tichelt fought the final of the European U23 Championships in 2006 in Moscow. Dirk is 9 time Belgian champion. Dirk Van Tichelt (BEL) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U73kg in 2009 and 2014.
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Dirk van Tichelt has eyes on World Championships comeback

16 Jun 2019 14:00

Dirk Van Tichelt made his comeback on the tatami after being months out due to surgery. The ‘Bear from Brecht’ is only on the mat for training sessions, but Dirk Van Tichelt keeps the World Championships in sight despite his severe knee injury earlier this year at the training camp in Mittersill, Austria. Read more

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Bad outlook for Dirk van Tichelt after cruciate ligament

15 Jan 2019 16:35

Belgian Olympic bronze medallist Dirk van Tichelt picked up a serious knee injury at his last day at the Olympic Training Camp in Mittersill in Austria. Van Tichelt will be out of the tatami for at least 6-9 months and will be operated in his country at 7 February. Read more

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Antwerp's Train Station changed into temporary Dojo

25 Oct 2018 11:00

The commuters who jumped off or on the train in Antwerp Central Station on Tuesday, October 23, were pretty surprised when they entered the entrance hall of the most beautiful railway cathedral in the world, as a promotion for the upcoming Belgian Judo Championships for Seniors, which will take place on Saturday 3 November in Antwerp. Read more

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Draw The Hague Grand Prix shows return of Olympic Champion Beslan Mudranov

16 Nov 2017 17:00

The Netherlands is proud to host an Grand Prix for the first since 2011. The Hague Grand Prix is the last Grand Prix of the year. The organisers of the World Championships in 2009 will start in The Hague with a fine field of 231 athlete from 43 nations. Olympic Champion Beslan Mudranov of Russia is the most remarkable name in the field, he makes his comeback, the Olympics were his last event. Read more

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Shohei Ono earns respect with Olympic gold in style

9 Aug 2016 00:35

Reigning world champion Shohei Ono has claimed Japan’s first judo gold of Rio 2016 on Monday, ending a run of five bronze medals in the sport over the first three days of the Games. Ono beat Azerbaijan’s Rustam Orujov by ippon in the men’s U73kg division to claim gold on his Olympic debut, adding it to his two world championships titles. Read more

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Result City Date
1Antwerp2018
5Abu Dhabi2017
5Hohhot2017
5Tokyo2016
3Rio de Janeiro2016

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