Olympic Games Sydney - Event

Olympic Games Sydney

  • Date: 16 Sep 2000 - 22 Sep 2000
  • Place: Sydney, Australia
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Mária Pékli; Three Years Back, a Life Forward

9 Sep 2018 10:35

At 24 years old, former Hungarian athlete Maria Pekli didn’t hesitate to sacrifice three years of her youth to follow her own path. Two decades later, she still stands by her decision. Read more

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Double Olympic Champion Ryoko Tani promoted from 4th to 6th Dan

15 Jan 2018 14:10

Retired Japanese judo phenomenon and politician Ryoko Tani has been promoted from fourth to sixth dan, accomplishing the rare feat of skipping black-belt ranks based on time in grade and service to the sport. Tani is 7-times World Champion and double Olympic Champion. Read more

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Maria Pekli appointed technical director of Australian Judo Federation

16 Mar 2017 12:30

The Judo Federation of Australia appointed five-time Olympian Maria Pekli into a full time Technical Director role. Pekli, who won Bronze at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, was acknowledged for her world-class performances when she was inducted into the International Judo Federation’s Hall of Fame in 2015. Read more

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Olympic and World Champion meet in Budapest for IJF Academy

10 Dec 2015 14:30

Olympic Champion in 2000 Mark Huizinga and 1991 World Champion Daniel Lascau were gathered in Budapest at the IJF headquarters with Judo President Marius Vizer to discuss the ongoing projects of the Academy and future plans. Read more

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Mark Huizinga's last judo battle at 22 September

10 Sep 2015 11:00

2000 Olympic Champion Mark Huizinga will fight his last judo battle at the World veteran Championships in Amsterdam at 22 September. The organisation of this IJF event can be very satisfied with the registration of the 42-year old five time Europe champion and triple Olympic medallist. Read more