Home » Judo news
The latest Judo News offered by JudoInside.com
Judo promoters Nuno Delgado turn 40, Ole Bischof 37 today
27 Aug 2016 01:00
Three Olympic medallists and three World medallists celebrate their birthday at 27 August. Ole Bischof was 2008 Olympic Champion U81kg and 2012 runner-up both against Kim Jae-Bum. He won world bronze in 2009 and the European title in 2005. Highly successful with TSV Abensberg. Very popular and promoter of judo.
Portuguese Nuno Delgado turned 40, Delgado is the 2000 Olympic bronze medallist of Sydney and best ever male athlete of Portugal. President of Escola de Judo Nuno Delgado and his project Achieve, Collect and Give Back. He won the European title in 1999 and silver in 2003. Nuno won World Cups and national titles. Delgado never fought Bischof actually.
Japanese heavyweight Mika Sugimoto was finallist of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Sugimoto became World Champion in 2010 in Tokyo. She won a bronze medal at the World Championships in 2011 in Paris. She was World Open bronze medallist in 2008. She won the Asian Games in 2010 in Guangzhou.
Loic Pietri turned 26. Pietri is the 2013 World Champion, bronze medallist in 2014 and took world silver in 2015 in Astana. He won three consecutive European and World medals. Always competing with Avtandili Tchrikishvili but won European team gold with France in Baku in 2015. He nearly always medals where he starts, but wasn’t successful so far this year. Pietri fought Bischof twice, but the German won both. It's the experience we guess.
36-year old Italian judoka Francesco Bruyere was the 2005 World Championships finallist in Cairo U73kg. He won European Junior bronze in 1999. He won three World Cups in Rome, Tallinn and Miami. He won 8 World Cup medals and became coach after his career.
34-year old Yohei Takai of Japan was the 2005 World bronze medallist. he won the Super World Cup Tournoi de Paris in 2006 as heavyweight. He won the Grand Slam of Tokyo in 2008.
Worth while mentioning is the birthday of Olympian Iurii Krakovetskii of Kyrgyzstan. The heavyweight won Grand Prix medals in Astana in 2014 and Samsun in 2015. He won won silver at the Asian Chs in 2015 and bronze at the European Open in Minsk. He represented Asia at the ECCO Team Challenge in 2014. In 2016 he won bronze at the Czech Open in Prague and surprised with good performances at the Olympic Games in Rio.
Related judoka and events
Related Judo Photos
Related Judo Videos
Related Judo News
British judo and German coaches seemed to have temporary love affairs. In the past the British Judo Association used the expertise of former World and Olympic Champions from Germany. Former Olympic Champion Udo Quellmalz was performance Director, 1991 World Champion Daniel Lascau was Technical Director and 2008 Olympic Champion Ole Bischof lends his expertise to British Judo. Read more
At the Olympic Games of 2000 France had to wait a long time for a gold, but at 19 September 2000 Severine Vandenhende finally gave France its first Olympic title in Sydney. Fifteen years later Vandenhende helps the younger judoka to success. JudoInside witnessed the Olympic Games in Sydney with each day new miracles at perhaps the best ever Games. We throwback to 19 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more
With a record of 65 countries and 435 competitors, the 2000 Hyundai Junior World Judo Championships opened today under beautiful sunny skies in Nabeul, Tunisia. An enthusiastic crowd turned out to cheer on their hometown favourites and almost received a medal for all their efforts as Anis Chedly of Tunisia entered the semi finals of the +100kg category after a strong showing in the preliminaries held earlier in the day. Read more
Loic Pietri switched to his new category since this year. He needed some time to adjust but recently won gold at the European Cup in Sarajevo. Now it’s time to step up to the usual level. At the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg Pietri, 26, can show his level at the international world podium. Read more
France, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia were the best nations at the European Cup in Sarajevo. In Bosnia Herzegovina the French won 10 medals, two more than Serbia that won one gold medal. Highlights for the host nation were the gold medals for Petar Zadro U66kg and the fourth victory for Aleksandra Samardzic U78kg. Read more
Hiroshi Izumi (JPN)
|2||Tel Aviv||28 Apr|