Nick Delpopolo Judoka

Nick Delpopolo

Nick Delpopolo

  • Country:United States
  • Born:8 February 1989 (30 years)
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Nick Delpopolo is American Olympian and World Championships participant. Finished seventh twice at the Olympic Games, and won Pan American medals and competes at many international IJF events. Born in Montenegro. Was a bit naive at the Olympic Games 2012 and got suspended. Was diagnosed with a sports hernia at the Pan Am Games 2015 and had to withdraw. He won silver at the Grand Prix in Qingdao in 2016.
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Lee Jaehyung finally breaks through with senior gold in Qingdao

19 Nov 2016 19:05

Former 2009 World Cadet Champion from Korea Kee Jaehyung was the hero for South Korea as he struck U81kg gold on day two in Qingdao. Lee arrived in China without any senior results but an accomplished record as a teenager including winning the 2010 Youth Olympics Games in Singapore. Read more

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Zagreb opens the World Tour with new generation

21 Sep 2016 10:00

This week the first IJF World Tour event will be held, in the beautiful city of Zagreb the top athletes will gain new points for a good seeing and slowly build up their Olympic cycle. It’s the fourth edition of the Croatian Grand Prix, first held in Rijeka, and since 2014 in the capital. The tournament is a stable event in the IJF World Tour and that will be confirmed by a new contract for another term of four years. Read more

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Nick Delpopolo withdraws from PanAm Games in Toronto

10 Jul 2015 09:10

Five time PanAmerican medallist Nick Delpopolo had to withdraw from the PanAm Games in Toronto as he was diagnosed with a sports hernia. Read more

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Miklos Ungvari shines at home Grand Prix with first gold since 10 years

13 Jun 2015 19:10

The home crowd at the Laszlo Papp Arena clapped their hands red for Hungarian judo hero Miklos Ungvari who captured the gold in a heroic final of the 34-year old fighter against Rok Draksic of Slovenia. It was ten years ago that Ungvari won the title at home in Budapest. Meanwhile he won three European titles and three bronze medals at World Championships and silver at the London Olympic Games. Saturday's victory was another milestone in the rich career of the famous Ungvari family. Read more

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Nick Delpopolo open about his Olympic failure but on his way back

26 Dec 2014 09:30

Born in Montenegro, Nicholas Delpopolo, Florida gave him a fresh start after a twist of irony ended his 2012 Olympic experience prematurely. Delpopolo, who, at 25, is No. 1 ranking in USA Judo and 14 at IJF WRL in the 73 kilogram weight class, was disqualified in London Olympic Games after testing positive for marijuana. Read more

Result City Date
3San Jose2018
3Taipei2017
2Qingdao2016
7Rio de Janeiro2016
3San Salvador2016

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