Indrek Pertelson Judoka

Indrek Pertelson

Indrek Pertelson

  • Country:Estonia
  • Born:21 April 1971 (49 years)
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Indrek Pertelson 2004 and 2004 Olympic bronze medallist and Estonia’s most successful judoka. 2003 World medallist and 1996 European Champion who won 5 European medals. Won over 20 national titles and the 1990 and 1991 European junior title.

Throwback to a controversial win Douillet vs Shinohara

22 Sep 2020 16:00

One became Minister of Sports, the other TV celeb, the final of the Sydney Olympic Games between David Douillet of France and Shinichi Shinohara was a legendary and controversial match. Exactly 20 years later JudoInside looks back to that day at 22 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more

OS 2000 Indrek Pertelson

Throwback interview Indrek Pertelson

20 Jun 2000 18:30

In advance of the Olympic Games in Sydney, Indrek Pertelson of Estonia is one of the medal candidates. He started judo when he was seven. Aavo Pohgala, who was originally the Soviet Union Junior Coach, has been the man I have spent most of my judo time with. He became my personal coach and I have trained with him for seventeen years. Read more


Report World Championships Birmingham Day 1

7 Oct 1999 22:05

There were high hopes of a British medal on the first day with Karina Bryant and Chloe Cowan both competing. After a disappointing Europeans Karina was out to prove that she had re-gained her form of last year in the +78kg. In a small field Karina scored ippon with tani-otoshi against Francoise Harteveld (NED) before a shido proved enough to overcome Miho Ninomiya (JPN) to qualify for the semi-finals. There she met the imposing frame of the giant Pole Beata Maksymov. Read more

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