Larbi Benboudaoud Judoka

Larbi Benboudaoud

Larbi Benboudaoud

  • Country:France
  • Born:5 March 1974 (46 years)
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Larbi Benboudaoud was 1999 World Champion and the Sydney 2000 Olympic finallist U66kg. European Champion 1998 and 1999 and winner of three World medals. As a French coach hugely successful with many women, Lucie Decosse among them.

Larbi Benboudaoud breaks wrist during warm up with Teddy Riner

12 Apr 2016 08:00

French women’s coach Larbi Benboudaoud was a little bit unlucky helping Teddy Riner this weekend with his warming up. The eight time world champion, had asked Benboudaoud to help him warm-up and 140kg Riner fell on former world 66kg champion Benboudaoud. Read more


Analysis: the London Olympic medallists in November 2011

5 Nov 2015 16:20

Less than 300 days for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro the IJF World becomes more and more interesting. Not for the top athletes, they just care for good judo and the right peak. Still it’s interesting where the top 8 Olympic athletes were positioned in November 2011. JudoInside filtered the top 8 athletes for you comparable to this Olympic period. Read more


Throwback 17 Sep 2000 with the turkish fairytale of Huseyin Ozkan

17 Sep 2000 21:05

At 17 September 2000 Turkey captured its first Olympic title in Sydney. An extraordinary stunt by Khasei Bisultanov aka Huseyin Ozkan. Adopted, cherished and still headcoach of Turkey. JudoInside witnessed the Olympic Games in Sydney with each day new miracles at perhaps the best ever Games. We throwback to 17 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more


Report World Championships Birmingham Day 3

9 Oct 1999 22:10

The day promised much with Danny Kingston (-73kg), David Somerville (-66kg), Nicola Fairbrother (-57kg) and Debbie Allan (-52kg) all boasting strong medal hopes but it all went a little flat. Hothead Danny stole the headlines with a display of petulance more akin to footballers than Judokas. Danny comfortably beat Danny Fagan (AUS) in the first round, throwing him for ippon with ashi-guruma. Next up for Britain's errant wild-boy was the World and Olympic champion Kenzo Nakamura (JPN). Danny put up a spirited fight in a thrilling contest, but Nakamura's class was evident and he rightfully won the judges decision. Read more

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