Oleg Kretsul Judoka

Oleg Kretsul

Oleg Kretsul

  • Country:Russia
  • Born:21 February 1975 (45 years)
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Paralympic judo legend Oleg Kretsul won silver at the 1996 Europeans and competed at the 1996 Olympics. He was 5th at the 2005 WCHs in Cairo U78kg. Kretsul got into a car accident. His wife and her brother died. Kretsul was in intensive care 30 days and lost his sight. In 2008 he was Paralympic Champion and won silver in 2004. In 2015 Kretsul won bronze at the IBSA European Championships in Lisbon.

Young Polish judoka Łukasz Wala paralyzed after car crash

28 Feb 2018 09:25

Polish youngster Łukasz Wala crashed at a car incident in Polish at 17 February. The 18-year old judoka damaged the spine and suffered a fracture of the open right leg. Currently, Łukasz is after spinal and right leg surgery and is paralyzed from the waist down. Read more

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