Olympic Games Sydney - Event

Olympic Games Sydney

  • Date: 16 Sep 2000 - 22 Sep 2000
  • Place: Sydney, Australia
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Salima Souakri

Olympian Salima Souakri new Secretary of State in Algeria

28 Jun 2020 14:55

Salima Souakri became the new Secretary of State to the Minister of Youth and Sports, responsible for elite sport, within the Algerian government. Souakri participated in the Olympic Games four times and having won the prestigious Paris Tournament and ten African Champion titles. Souakri was also the first woman from Algeria and the Arab community to take part in the Olympic tournament. Read more

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Ylenia Scapin: The Judo Day of my Life

22 Jun 2020 11:20

Italian coach Ylenia Scapin won two Olympic medals in her career. Bronze in Atlanta in 1996 U72kg and bronze in Sydney in 2000 U70kg. After the Olympic Games she competed U63kg but switched back to U70kg in 2007. Scapin is still influential as a coach and helped Alice Bellandi to the Junior World title. She was coached herself by European, World and Olympic medallist Felice Mariani. We go back in time with Ylenia and wondered about one, now familiar, question … “If you could live one day from your competitive judo life again, exactly as it happened, with no changes. Read more

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Aleksei Budolin: The Judo Day of my Life

7 Jun 2020 09:05

When the EYOF was organized in 1993, you could already discover a lot of judo talent. That edition was organized in The Netherlands and JudoInside was present as a journalist to watch the talents of 15-16 years young. Names like Karina Bryant (GBR), Georgi Georgiev (BUL), Daria’s father Gennady Bilodid, Kenji Uematsu and UK’s Winston Gordon who fought U78kg where a somewhat small guy from Estonia won the gold medal: Aleksei Budolin. Read more

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Kate Howey: The Judo Day of my Life

5 Jun 2020 08:30

Kate Howey competed at four Olympic Games I her career with a bronze medal in Barcelona in 1992 and silver in Sydney in 2000. She competed at many World Championships and debuted in 1991 with world bronze, again in Barcelona when she was just 18 fighting U66kg. Read more

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The Ambition of Ryoko Tani: at least a gold medal

27 May 2020 13:20

In every day and age, there are people who pioneer uncharted territory. They are often referred to as trailblazers. In this series, we look back on athletes who led the way for Japan and delivered unprecedented success for the nation. In the fifth part of this series, we focus on judoka Tani Ryoko (nee Tamura), who fought in five consecutive Olympic Games from Barcelona 1992, winning medals at all in the women’s 48kg. Read more