Driulis Gonzalez Judoka

Driulis Gonzalez

Driulis Gonzalez

  • Country:Cuba
  • Born:21 September 1973 (47 years)
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Driulis Gonzalez Morales is triple World Champion (1995, 1999 and 2007) and 1996 Olympic Champion from Atlanta. Winner of 4 Olympic medals 1992-2004 and 7 World medals. She won over 10 Pan American titles. Dominated U57kg and U63kg.
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Throwback Sydney Olympics 18 September with European joy

18 Sep 2020 10:50

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 20 years ago to 18 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more

Hall of Fame

Nine new Hall of Famers added by IJF

22 Aug 2015 21:25

Nine new Hall of Famers were added by the International Judo Federation at the occasion of a gala in advance of the World Championships in Astana. The IJF started the Hall of Fame in 2013 and continues this tradition to honour the best athletes in the history of judo. Read more


Portrait of a successful coach: Ronaldo Veitia

16 Jul 2015 10:35

Cuban coach Ronaldo Veitia announced he will retire after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. JudoInside.com digged into the success and gives an insight of the Cuban coach. Read more

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Cuban coach Ronaldo Veitia announces retirement

16 Jul 2015 10:15

Famous Cuban coach announced he will go on retirement after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, after several years as the architect of the excellent results achieved by Cuban judokas in the international arena. At the Pan American Games, the successful coach secured three gold medals with the Cuban team. Dayaris Mestre U48, Magdiel Estrada men’s U73kg and Idalys Ortiz +78kg won gold for Cuba. Read more


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
1Porto Sant'Elpidio2008
1Rio de Janeiro2007

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