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 Olympic champion David Khakhaleishvili fighting for his life

11 Dec 2019 16:10

David Khakhaleishvili 1992 Olympic champion has a serious health problem and needs heart transplantation. Family and relatives published an account on which they beg every Georgian to help them in order to save David's life. Khakhaleishvili was one of the greats in Georgian judo. With this week’s news about Russian athletes having to fight under a neutral banner at next years Tokyo Olympics, it harkens back to 1992 and the Barcelona Games. Read more

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Hidehiko Yoshida is an all-time legendary stylist

3 Jul 2018 19:55

Hidehiko Yoshida is a World and Olympic Champion. He had one of the most stylish and devastating uchimatas the sport has ever known but he was also very versatile. And he had an aura of dominance on the mat only topped by his teammate Toshihiko Koga. Read more

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All about Polish double Olympic Champion Waldemar Legien

1 Jul 2018 03:20

Waldemar Legien was the third player to have won two Olympic gold medals. Hitoshi Saito (JPN) and Peter Seisenbacher (AUT) both won theirs in 1984 and 1988 while Legien got his in '88 and '92. Read more

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Jason Morris goes his own way

15 Jul 2017 10:55

The town of Glenville, where USA Judo legend Jason Morris grew up and now resides, honored him on Saturday, July 15th, by naming a street "Jason Morris Way." This year represents the 25th year anniversary of Morris winning an Olympic Silver Medal (78kg) in Barcelona, Spain. Read more

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Indian double Judo Olympian Narinder Singh commits suicide

6 Feb 2016 10:15

Two times Olympian from India Narinder Singh, 44, has committed suicide. His wife, Sunit Thakur, also a former judoka, found her husband hanging at their residence in Jalandhar's Punjab Armed Police complex on Friday night. Read more