Nicolas Gill Judoka

Nicolas Gill

Nicolas Gill

  • Country:Canada
  • Born:24 April 1972 (47 years)
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The best ever Canadian judoka. Nicolas Gill was the 2000 Olympic finallist against Kosei Inoue and won 3 World Championships medals. Won Olympic bronze in 1992 and several PanAmerican titles. Countless Canadian titles and now a successful coach with a new generation. Gill was inducted into the IJF Hall of Fame in 2018. As CEO of Judo Canada he was able to sign the Grand Prix of Montreal from 2019 in his own city.
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Canada shuffles coaches as Michel Almeida departs

12 Sep 2019 09:50

Canadian Judo is doing very well and with the first ever Canadian World Champion Christa Deguchi’s and Antoine Valois-Fortier’s bronze medal at the last World Championships, the future looks bright. These results show that Judo Canada is on the path to success. Less than a year before the Tokyo Olympics, 13 athletes in 9 weight categories meet the Olympic standards. Read more

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A very special for Canadian Antoine Valois-Fortier

28 Aug 2019 20:35

Antoine Valois-Fortier was patient and relentless on Wednesday to win his bronze medal in U81 kg at the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, in Japan. The Quebecois had to fight a total of seven bouts before enjoying his third World Championship podium, a very special moment for him. Read more

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Canadian athletes eager to stand out at Grand Prix Montreal

2 Jul 2019 09:20

Almost a year before the start of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, on July 5-7, the world’s best judokas will be gathered at the Maurice-Richard Arena for the Montreal Grand Prix. As part of the Olympic qualification process, 49 Canadian athletes will have a chance to score valuable points, and they’ll do it in front of a home crowd, a precious asset for them. Read more

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19 new Hall of Famers inducted at World Championships opening gala

18 Sep 2018 23:10

The IJF inducted 19 luminaries from the sport into its Hall of Fame on Tuesday at a gala dinner at the Buta Palace in Baku ahead of the 2018 World Judo Championships. Judo legends, Olympic champions, sporting greats and special guests were among those in attendance. Read more

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Canadian judo icon Nicolas Gill inducted into IJF Hall of Fame

12 Sep 2018 17:55

The IJF will add four times Olympian and double Olympic medallist Nicolas Gill to the IJF Hall of Fame. The former coach and current CEO will be entering the most prestigious Hall of Fame of his discipline, during the annual congress before the World Championships, on September 18 in Baku. Read more

Result City Date
1Braunschweig2004
3Porto Sant'Elpidio2004
3Moscow2003
5Osaka2003
2Santo Domingo2003

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