Olympic Games London - Event

Olympic Games London

  • Date: 28 Jul 2012 - 4 Aug 2012
  • Place: London, Great Britain
  • Type: Olympic Games
  • Comparable competitions:

Naidan Tuvshinbayar is still plugging away

13 Jun 2019 11:10

Mongolia's Tuvshinbayar Naidan was at his peak in 2008 when he won gold in the U100kg category at the 2008 Beijing Olympics where he spectacularly took out Olympic and double World Champion Japan’s Keiji Suzuki in his first match. Read more

20160807_IJF_52_KELMENDI, Majlinda (KOS) - GIUFFRIDA, Odette (ITA) (8)

High performance judo: factors for international success

15 Mar 2018 11:30

Judo is one of the most popular combat sports in the world. Judo was worldwide spread since its inclusion in the Olympic Games. Prof. dr. Leandro Mazzei published a joint PHD at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of Sao Paulo, under the direction of Prof. dr. Dr. Veerle De Bosscher (VUB) and Prof. dr. Dr. Maria Teresa (USP). Prof. dr. Mazzei will explain the organisational factors that contribute to the high performance climate of various successful judo nations. Read more


Ole Bischof to lend technical expertise to British Judo

12 Jan 2018 08:55

British judo and German coaches seemed to have temporary love affairs. In the past the British Judo Association used the expertise of former World and Olympic Champions from Germany. Former Olympic Champion Udo Quellmalz was performance Director, 1991 World Champion Daniel Lascau was Technical Director and 2008 Olympic Champion Ole Bischof lends his expertise to British Judo. Read more


Rosalba Forciniti rediscovers the pleasure in judo training

10 Jan 2018 09:50

Rosalba Forciniti rediscovered the fun of judo. The Italian Olympic bronze medallist of the 2012 Olympic Games in London gave birth to a baby in 2014 in the previous Olympic cycle. Meanwhile she made her comeback at the tatami. Likely not to start as an active judoka, but to find the joy of training together, give instructions to young judoka and to feel free. Read more


Mums in judo: Laura Gomez: how to get back on the mat after pregnancy?

10 Oct 2017 12:30

This week for the second story of mums in judo, Judoinside met the Spanish fighter from Valencia, Laura Gomez. The Rio 2016 Olympian in the 52kg weight division is already back on the track , after she gave birth to a little Unai, in August. Read more