Olympic Games London - Event

Olympic Games London

  • Date: 28 Jul 2012 - 4 Aug 2012
  • Place: London, Great Britain
  • Type: Olympic Games
  • Comparable competitions:
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Kayla Harrison - The Last Unicorn

14 Jul 2020 11:50

Kayla is an inspiration for kids around the world, like Andy Dufresne from Shawshank, she crawled through 500yds of shit smelling foulness and emerged it covered in Gold. She’s proof for all to see that it’s possible for a girl from the middle of nowhere, in a sport like judo, in a place like America, where let’s be honest judo is a fringe sport at best, underfunded, under patronised and widely under appreciated, to reach the pinnacle of world sport…….. The Olympic Games. Read more

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Automne Pavia: The Judo Day of my Life

14 Jun 2020 12:45

Automne Paris had a glittering career with three European championship titles, two World Championships bronze medals, four Grand Prix’s, two Grand Slams and Olympic Bronze in London to her name. She surprises us on daily basis with her adventures with her daughter on social media and lives a happy live. We just wonder about one question, a 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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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Sugoi Uriarte

29 May 2020 10:30

Sugoi Uriarte has always been a world player. The Spaniard is now a coach. As a judoka Sugoi won silver U66kg at the World Championships in 2009 in Rotterdam and he was in the bronze final at the Olympics in London in 2012. He did take gold at the European Championships in 2010 in Vienna. Sugoi is well-known for his international contacts, his invitations to many athletes around the globe to come to Valencia. Clearly his life is judo and Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy asked him lots more. Read more

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Wang Ki-Chun banned for life from judo

12 May 2020 09:05

2008 Olympic judo Korean silver medalist Wang Ki-Chun has been banned for life over sexual assault allegations. The Korea Judo Association (KJA) reached the decision unanimously following its disciplinary committee meeting in Seoul on Tuesday. Read more

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Mental health is a key asset for top judo players

28 Jan 2020 08:40

The latest edition of French Magazine L’Esprit du Judo pays a lot of attention to the metal health of the judoka. With various judoka the French reporters guide you through the best mental preparation for our sport of judo. This is how you can win medals. Famous tennis player Martina Navratilova said: “A champion isn’t known by his ability to win when he plays well, but by his ability to win when he plays bad.” Read more