Arthur Schnabel Judoka

Arthur Schnabel

Arthur Schnabel

  • Country:Germany
  • Born:16 September 1945
  • Passed away:22 October 2018 (73 years)
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German judoka Arthur Schnabel won 1984 Olympic bronze medallist on behalf of West Germany as heavyweight. He won 5 European medals U83kg, U95kg and Open category between 1976 and 1982. He became World Champion veterans 2017 M9 +100kg and took silver in 2018. He passed away after the championship in Mexico.

Olympian Arthur Schabel passes away after silver at Veteran World Championships

26 Oct 2018 16:15

Germany mourns the death of judoka Arthur Schnabel. Los Angeles 1984 Olympic bronze medalist surprisingly died in Mexico on Monday. A corresponding message confirmed the first Mannheim judo club, where Schnabel was honorary member. The 71-year-old was in Cancun at the Veteran Judo World Championships, where he finished with a second place. Read more


World Judo Day: Courage by Yasuhiro Yamashita

28 Oct 2017 01:05

At 28 October Judo celebrates a special day. #WorldJudoDay 2017 displays the theme of Courage. Yasuhiro Yamashita Yasuhiro, who is now the All Japan Judo Federation President and IJF Development Director, is more than familiar with this year’s theme of Courage having displayed one of judo’s core values throughout his illustrious career. Read more

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