Sergei Aschwanden Judoka

Sergei Aschwanden

Sergei Aschwanden

  • Country:Switzerland
  • Born:22 December 1975 (44 years)
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Swiss judoka Sergei Aschwanden was 2008 Olympic bronze medallist in Beijing U90kg. He was European Champion in 2000 and 2003 U81kg. Bronze in 2005 and 2006. He won bronze at the World Championships in 2001 and silver in 2003. Kenyan mother, Rispa. She gave him the Russian name of Sergei. 3 Olympics.

Olympic medallist Sergei Aschwanden Judo President in Switzerland

21 Jun 2020 13:25

Olympic bronze medallist Sergei Aschwanden has been elected as the new President of the Swiss Judo Federation. The 44-year-old is the most successful judoka in the country's history and was chosen to head a new-look Board at the governing body. Read more

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Sergei Aschwanden: The Judo Day Of My Life

1 Jun 2020 08:30

Beijing 2008 - the Mens 90kg Bronze medal match 2, was contested by Ivan Pershin of Russia and Sergei Aschwanden of Switzerland. As their names were announced, the casual listener could be forgiven for thinking Sergei had some slavic connection, when in reality, he was born in Switzerland to a Swiss father and a Kenyan mother, who chose the name because she liked the sound of it. Read more


Sergei Aschwanden made a career transition

19 Jul 2017 08:40

Swiss judoka Sergei Aschwanden, who won Olympic bronze in 2008, immersed himself in studying after retiring from sport, obtaining a Master’s in Sports Management, before becoming director of a sports centre and then the tourist office in Villars, Switzerland. Here, he explains how he made the transition from world-class sport into the workplace. Read more

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Report of the European Championships 2000 in Wroclaw Day 1

20 May 2000 18:55

At the end of a gruelling contest the buzzer sounded; Karina Bryant wheeled around to the photographers and punched the air; she was European champion again. Bryant's gold topped off an outstanding championship for the women's team who plundered another three silvers to finish second behind the French women. But for the odd contentious referee's decision they could even have swaggered home with four golds. Read more

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