Willem Ruska Judoka

Willem Ruska

Willem Ruska

  • Country:Netherlands
  • Born:29 August 1940
  • Passed away:14 February 2015 (74 years)
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Wim Ruska was the 1972 double Olympic Champion of Munich. The strong Dutchman was one of the most legendary fighters. He was 7 times European Champion 1966-1972 and won 3 World medals, World champion in 1967 and 1971. Although he was younger, Anton Geesink was his rival. Ruska passed away in 2015.

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Match balance per year

Year Matches Won Lost % won
19721110190.9 %
197176185.7 %
1969129375.0 %
Total 30 25 5 83.3 %

Head-to-heads

Date Opponent Noc Rnd W/L Type Event Cat video
9 Sep 1972Kuznetsov, VitalyURSfinalWOGMunichOpenM
9 Sep 1972Glahn, KlausFRG3/5WOGMunichOpenM
9 Sep 1972Brondani, Jean-ClaudeFRA1/2WOGMunichOpenM
9 Sep 1972Ishii, ChiakiBRA5/7WOGMunichOpenM
9 Sep 1972Kuznetsov, VitalyURS1/4LOGMunichOpenM
9 Sep 1972García, FernandoPHI1/8WOGMunichOpenM
1 Sep 1972Glahn, KlausFRGfinalWOGMunichO93
1 Sep 1972Nishimura, MotokiJPN1/2WOGMunichO93
1 Sep 1972Nelson, DouglasUSA1/4WOGMunichO93
1 Sep 1972Ben Kassou, TijiniMAR1/8WOGMunichO93
1 Sep 1972Falk, UlrichSUI1/16WOGMunichOpenM
4 Sep 1971Glahn, KlausFRGfinalWWChLudwigshafenO93
4 Sep 1971Iwata, HisakazuJPN1/2WWChLudwigshafenO93
4 Sep 1971Remfry, KeithGBR1/2WWChLudwigshafenO93
4 Sep 1971Usik, VasilyURS1/4WWChLudwigshafenO93
4 Sep 1971Meier, AlfredGER1/8WWChLudwigshafenO93
4 Sep 1971Brondani, Jean-ClaudeFRA1/16WWChLudwigshafenO93
4 Sep 1971Chandri, JoséPUR1/32LWChLudwigshafenOpenM
25 Oct 1969Shinomaki, MasatoshiJPNfinalLWChMexico CityOpenM
25 Oct 1969Sato, NobuyukiJPN3/5WWChMexico CityOpenM
25 Oct 1969Kibrotsashvili, AnzorURS5/7WWChMexico CityOpenM
25 Oct 1969Chung, Sam-HyunKOR9/12WWChMexico CityOpenM
25 Oct 1969Krajinovic, RadovanYUG13/16WWChMexico CityOpenM
25 Oct 1969Shinomaki, MasatoshiJPN1/16LWChMexico CityOpenM
25 Oct 1969Fisher, JoeNZL1/32WWChMexico CityOpenM
23 Oct 1969De Wandeleer, HenriBEL1/8LWChMexico CityO93
18 May 1969Onashvili, GiviURSfinalWEChOostendeO93
18 May 1969Meier, AlfredGER1/2WEChOostendeO93
18 May 1969Onashvili, GiviURS1/4WEChOostendeO93
18 May 1969Whelan, IRL1/8WEChOostendeO93
Result City Date
1Harderwijk1974
1Voorburg1972
1Munich1972
1Munich1972
1Voorburg1972