Roy Meyer Judoka

Roy Meyer

Roy Meyer

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:4 June 1991 (28 years)
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Dutch judoka Roy Meyer captured World bronze in 2019 in Tokyo. He took gold at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017 and the Grand Prix in Zagreb in 2015 as biggest victories. He was European Junior Champion in 2010 and U23 Champion in 2012. He took bronze at the European Championships in Warsaw in 2017. Roy won bronze at the Paris Grand Slam in 2015 and 2016 and IJF Masters in 2015. Meyer won 21 World Cup medals. He clinched the gold at the Grand Prix in Antalya and Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi in 2019.
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How Roy Meyer developed the will to win

6 Nov 2019 14:40

At the Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi Dutch character judoka Roy Meyer captured his first Grand Slam gold medal. Following up another success after his bronze medal at the World Championships in Tokyo, the small Giant showcased his ambitions on the mat and he shared his remarkable celebrations just after his victory with the (home)crowd. Read more

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Roy Meyer makes his mark in Abu Dhabi

26 Oct 2019 19:25

World bronze medallist Roy Meyer of the Netherlands held down former world bronze medallist Yakiv Khammo (UKR) for 20 seconds in added time to achieve his first Grand Slam victory. The world number six used his bulky frame to control his Ukrainian rival on the ground to follow up on his superb World Championships display with gold in Abu Dhabi. One-time Grand Slam winner Khammo failed to impose himself while Meyer is now in pole position in the Dutch battle for the +100kg spot at Tokyo 2020. Read more

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Lukas Krpalek sucessfully collects world titles

31 Aug 2019 17:30

Czech star Lukas Krpalek was crowned the new world heavyweight champion after a thrilling last individual contest at the World Championships. Olympic silver medallist Harasawa Hisayoshi of Japan, the world number four, was spurred on by the highly-charged crowd but it was world number two and Olympic champion U100kg Krpalek who had the advantage. Read more

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New dynamics spice up heavyweight category

22 Jun 2019 17:05

The 2015 edition of the European Games in Baku was won by Dutchman Henk Grol in the final against Lukas Krpalek. In fact not many people remember it was U100kg. Both big boys stepped up rather easily to this level and again reached the highest level in the plus category. In fact it also made their life much easier. No more health problems, dropping weight, days of frustration, the body that protests against so many sacrifices. Read more

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Father Roy Meyer takes gold in Antalya

7 Apr 2019 19:35

Dutch heavyweight Roy Meyer was the leading man for the Netherlands as he delivered the +100kg gold medal in the last contest at the 2019 Antalya Grand Prix. Tbilisi Grand Prix winner Levani Matiashvili (GEO) came close to winning his second Grand Prix in seven days but the heavyweight crown belonged to Meyer today who put in arguably the best performance of his career. However two weeks ago he won a bigger price becoming father for the second time. Read more

Result City Date
7Qingdao14 Dec
1Abu Dhabi26 Oct
3Tokyo31 Aug
5Zagreb26 Jul
7Minsk24 Jun

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