- Born:17 January 1981 (40 years)
Italian heavyweight judoka Paolo Bianchessi finished 5th at 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Bianchessi fought the World Junior Championships final in 2000. He won 2 European medals in 2003 and 2008. He participated at 2 Olympic Games and is now a successful coach and made Fabio Basile Olympic champion in Rio in 2016.