Isabel Fernández Judoka

Isabel Fernández

Isabel Fernández

  • Country:Spain
  • Born:1 February 1972 (47 years)
  • Popularity
Isabel Fernández is the 2000 Olympic Champion of Sydney. Born in Alicante. Was 1997 World Champion and won already Olympic bronze in 1996. 6 times European Champion 1998-2007, 13 medals. Board member of the Spanish NOC. Married her coach Javier Alonso.
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Training Camp in Castelldefels moves to Alicante in 2019

6 Jul 2018 10:30

It will be the last time that the international judo scene visits Castelldefels for the Training Camp? It seems that Alicante is the new city for next year’s Training Camp. The Spanish Alicante has a judo reputation. It’s the city of Isabel Fernandez, the 2000 Olympic Champion of Sydney. Read more

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Spanish judo legend Isabel Fernandez in Olympic Committee

27 Dec 2014 13:25

The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) has appointed Olympic Champion Isabel Fernández as its vice-president, after the proposal of President Alejandro Blanco. Fernández was crowned Olympic champion of Sydney 2000 in the U57 kilogram category, four years after winning a bronze medal at Atlanta 1996 in the under 56kg. Read more

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Throwback Sydney Olympics 18 September with European joy

18 Sep 2000 21:05

At 18 September 2000 in Sydney two European nations celebrated a gold medal for their legends. At the third day of the Olympic Games Isabel Fernandez of Spain and Giuseppe Maddaloni of Italy changed their lives with Olympic gold. Nowadays they are still valuable for our sport. JudoInside witnessed those games closeby. We throwback 15 years ago to 18 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more

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Report of the European Championships 2001 in Paris Day 2

18 May 2000 19:35

The second day of the European Championships featured four reigning Olympic Champions and a partisan French crowd that did its utmost to sway the referees at every possible turn. But at the end of the day, it was another Belgian who stole the show as Gella Vandecaveye equalled the feats of her compatriot the previous day. Vandecaveye claimed her seventh European title, her sixth in a row, matching the record of Ulla Werbrouck, although she still has a few more championships to contest before she reaches 13 medals. Read more

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Report World Championships Birmingham Day 3

9 Oct 1999 22:10

The day promised much with Danny Kingston (-73kg), David Somerville (-66kg), Nicola Fairbrother (-57kg) and Debbie Allan (-52kg) all boasting strong medal hopes but it all went a little flat. Hothead Danny stole the headlines with a display of petulance more akin to footballers than Judokas. Danny comfortably beat Danny Fagan (AUS) in the first round, throwing him for ippon with ashi-guruma. Next up for Britain's errant wild-boy was the World and Olympic champion Kenzo Nakamura (JPN). Danny put up a spirited fight in a thrilling contest, but Nakamura's class was evident and he rightfully won the judges decision. Read more

Result City Date
3Warsaw2012
5Düsseldorf2012
3Jeju2011
3Apia2011
2Rome2011

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