Amarilis Savón Judoka

Amarilis Savón

Amarilis Savón

  • Country:Cuba
  • Born:13 May 1974 (46 years)
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Cuban lightweight judoka Amarilis Savón is triple Olympic bronze medallist 1992-2000 and the 2003 World Champion. She won 4 World Championships medals. Dominated PanAmerica with 10 Panam judo titles. Major oponent Ryoko Tani-Tamura.

Report World Championships Birmingham Day 4

10 Oct 1999 22:30

This day at the World Championships in Birmingham was always going to be dominated by the diminutive Ryoko Tamura (JPN) and she delivered in emphatic fashion. Tamura was electric all day. A constant bundle of energy she stormed to her fourth consecutive world title at one weight category (-48kg), thus equalling a record set by the great Ingrid Bergmans. When Tamura clinched her gold medal with a unanimous decision in the final, the clamour of Japanese photographers eager to snap their national darling threatened to delay the remaining finals. Read more

Result City Date
1Porto Sant'Elpidio2004
1Isla Margarita2004

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