Judo in Netherlands

Judo in the Netherlands has a rich history with Olympic Champions Anton Geesink, Wim Ruska and Mark Huizinga. Judo in Holland is popular since the sixties boosted by 14 world titles. Geesink, Ruska and Irene De Kok won multiple world titles. In 2009 the World Championships were held in Rotterdam. The best judoka are Kim Polling, Anicka van Emden, Roy Meyer, Henk Grol, Marhinde Verkerk. Judo in Nederland won almost 100 European titles since 1951. The Judo Bond Nederland JBN is the Dutch Judo Association. The Netherlands organised the Dutch Judo Grand Prix until 2011 and The Hague will host the 2017 Grand Prix for 4 years.

Judo legends B S G

  • Anton Geesink
  • 3224
  • Willem Ruska
  • 2411
  • Angelique Seriese
  • 2210
  • Mark Huizinga
  • 826
  • Edith Bosch
  • 535

Anton Geesink - Super star

Mark Huizinga - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Tessie Savelkouls
  • 003
  • Michael Korrel
  • 232
  • Guusje Steenhuis
  • 232
  • Marhinde Verkerk
  • 032
  • Kim Polling
  • 112

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Dutch Championships Mixed Teams Heerenveen 1e klasseMXTHeerenveen27 Jan 2018
Dutch Championships Mixed Teams HeerenveenMXTHeerenveen27 Jan 2018
Dutch Open Espoir U21 EindhovenITJunEindhoven14 Jan 2018
Dutch Open Espoir U15 EindhovenIT15Eindhoven14 Jan 2018
Dutch Open Espoir U18 EindhovenITCadEindhoven13 Jan 2018


Name Birthdate Age
Ruben Kruidbos18 Feb 199919 years
Nienke Fuss18 Feb 199721 years
Denise Heijmans18 Feb 199424 years
Maurice Richardson18 Feb 198830 years
Oseno Asikinde18 Feb 198830 years
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