Alina Dumitru Judoka

Alina Dumitru

Alina Dumitru

  • Country:Romania
  • Born:30 August 1982 (37 years)
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Alina Dumitru is the most successful Romanian judoka ever. She became 2008 Olympic Champion in Beijing U48kg and was finallist in 2012 at the London Olympic Games. She won eight European titles from 2004 and won three World Championships medals and competed at three Olympic Games and became coach. She captured gold at the Balkan Championships in 2003 in Belgrade. Alina Dumitru (ROU) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U48kg in 2009.
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2008 Olympic champion Alina Dumitru understands pressure on athletes

1 Jun 2017 11:40

This weekend the European Open in Bucharest will be held. The Polivalent Hall will be filled with over 400 judoka from more than 30 countries. Among the athletes some top names. Not the least from Romania itself. Read more

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Judo celebrations all over the world at 30 August

30 Aug 2016 09:40

Romanian Olympic Champion of 2008 Alina Dumitru celebrates 34 years today. She is the most successful Romanian judoka ever. She became 2008 Olympic Champion in Beijing U48kg and was finallist in 2012 at the London Olympic Games. She won eight European titles from 2004 and won three World Championships medals and competed at three Olympic Games and became coach. Read more

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Arsen Galstyan and Sarah Menezes take Olympic title

28 Jul 2012 19:40

Arsen Galstyan has done it. As first European at the 2012 Olympic Games he collected the gold medal. For Russia and all its potential medallists it is a gigantic stimulance for more medals. The biggest sensation was his win over double world champion Rishod Sobirov, who he had beaten earlier this year at the Masters. Again he made his nemesis status come true and defeated the Uzbek. In the final Galstyan defeated Hiroaki Hiraoka from Japan. The Japanese had a great semi final against Ezio Verde and seemed to be a tough opponent. Galstyan however hit the Japanese with a full ippon and won the first Olympic gold for Europe. Read more

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Report of the Junior World Championships 2000 in Nabeul Day 1

26 Oct 2000 22:05

With a record of 65 countries and 435 competitors, the 2000 Hyundai Junior World Judo Championships opened today under beautiful sunny skies in Nabeul, Tunisia. An enthusiastic crowd turned out to cheer on their hometown favourites and almost received a medal for all their efforts as Anis Chedly of Tunisia entered the semi finals of the +100kg category after a strong showing in the preliminaries held earlier in the day. Read more