Vitaly Makarov Judoka

Vitaly Makarov

Vitaly Makarov

  • Country:Russia
  • Born:23 June 1974 (44 years)
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Vitaly Makarov is a legendary Russian judoka and 2004 Olympic finallist in Athens. He was 2001 World Champ and won 3 world medals. Major rival was Jimmy Pedro. He was 1994 World Junior Champion and is highly successful as senior coach with world and Olympic titles.
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Training camp in Brazil offers foreign judoka sun and Rio

9 Jan 2016 13:05

Many athletes are at the OTC in Austria this week, but for the athletes who prefer the sun over snow, they are present in Pindamonhangaba where until 16 January there is an international training camp where the Brazilians host many pan American teams as well as some European teams like Russia and Azerbaijan. The small city in the south of Rio de Janeiro offers a good basis for some of the world’s best athletes to combine the summer of Brazil with severe training sessions. Read more

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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

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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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5Boras2006
1Tallinn2005
2Athens2004
1Rotterdam2004
2St. Petersburg2003

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