- Born:24 February 1998 (22 years)
Dutch judoka Simeon Catharina became the first ever male World Cadet Champion for the Netherlands. He captured the bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Budapest in 2019. He took a silver medal at the Junior World Championships in Nassau in the Bahamas. In 2015 he also took a bronze medal at the European Cadet Championships U18 Sofia and bronze at the EYOF in Tbilisi. At the European Open in Glasgow he took the gold in 2016. He won the Junior European Cups in St Petersburg, Leibnitz and Gdynia.