Olympic Games Barcelona - Event

Olympic Games Barcelona

  • Date: 27 Jul 1992 - 3 Aug 1992
  • Place: Barcelona, Spain
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Georgian trailblazer David Khakhaleishvili surprised Ogawa

11 Jan 2021 21:15

David Khakhaleishvili of Georgia has died due to complications from heart surgery. He was a trailblazing judoka who had defeated a famous Japanese champion to win an Olympic gold medal for his country, JudoCrazy reported in a historic review on his career. Read more

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Judo lost Georgian legend David Khakhaleishvili (49)

11 Jan 2021 16:30

1992 Olympic champion David Khakhaleishvili passed away afer having health problems for quite some time and needed a heart transplantation. Khakhaleishvili had heart problems. He also recently underwent surgery in Minsk, but unfortunately developed sepsis and doctors were unable to save him. Read more

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The day Israel Hernandez defeated Joshiro Maruyama’s dad

30 Dec 2020 16:35

JudoInside was already present at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics where we saw a stylish Cuban player Israel Hernandez. He impressed us but now we realise that his opponent Kenji Maruyama is the father of the current World Champion, Joshiro Maruyama. On his way to winning his first Olympic bronze medal both met in the Palau Blau Grana. Hernandez would go on to win a second Olympic bronze at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. JudoCrazy's Oon Yeoh recaptures this special contest. Read more

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Olympic Judo Chronicles: 1992 Men's U95kg finals

18 Nov 2020 17:20

JudoCrazy's oon Yeoh takes us back to Barcelona at the Olympic Games in 1992. One of the most awesome categories at that time. The men’s -95kg was probably the most competitive category of the entire competition. The top two favourites were World Champion Stephane Traineau of France and Pawel Nastula of Poland. Read more

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Olympic Judo Chronicles: 1992 Women's U72kg finals

18 Nov 2020 09:00

We are going back to the Olympic Games in Barcelona. The women's U72kg category had two top favourites. The reigning World Champion Kim Mi-Jung of South Korea and the World Silver Medallist Yoko Tanabe of Japan. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy writes the Olympic Judo Chronicles with JudoInside. We were present in the Palau Blau Grana sports venue in 1992. Vamos! Read more