Manolo Poulot Judoka

Manolo Poulot

Manolo Poulot

  • Country:Cuba
  • Born:28 June 1974 (46 years)
  • Popularity
Cuban lightweight Manolo Poulot Ramos was 1999 World Champion and 2000 Olympic bronze medallist in Sydney. He won a handful of Panamerican titles and countless international judo medals.
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Tadahiro Nomura’s second Olympic Gold in 2000 Sydney

16 Sep 2000 23:35

Buoyed by his unexpected win in Atlanta, Tadahiro Nomura went on to win the World Championships the following year, in 1997 in Paris. Then he promptly disappeared from the international scene until September 1998 when he competed in the World Team Championships in Minsk that year. After that, he was gone from the international scene again and only re-emerged in 2000 for that year's Tournoi de Paris (now called Paris Grand Slam), which he won. Read more

OS 2000 Ryoko Tamura HAI!

Report of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney Day 1

16 Sep 2000 00:00

The darling of Japanese judo, Ryoko Tamura and her compatriot, Tadahiro Nomura secured a bantamweight double for the home of judo on the first day of the 27th Olympiad in Sydney. The stadium felt like a little Japan as Tamura's fans flooded almost every seat in the arena. She sent them into fits of ecstasy in the -48kgs final as she quickly disposed on her plucky Russian challenger, Lioubov Brouletova, in just 25 seconds with a swift Uchi-mata for Ippon. Nomura then followed her in even more impressive fashion by despatching Bu-Kyung Jung of South Korea in just 10 seconds in the -60kgs final, although Jung later said in the press conference that he felt the throw merited just a Waza-ari. Read more

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Report World Championships Birmingham Day 4

10 Oct 1999 22:30

This day at the World Championships in Birmingham was always going to be dominated by the diminutive Ryoko Tamura (JPN) and she delivered in emphatic fashion. Tamura was electric all day. A constant bundle of energy she stormed to her fourth consecutive world title at one weight category (-48kg), thus equalling a record set by the great Ingrid Bergmans. When Tamura clinched her gold medal with a unanimous decision in the final, the clamour of Japanese photographers eager to snap their national darling threatened to delay the remaining finals. Read more

Result City Date
1Budapest2002
3Wuppertal2002
2Leonding2002
1Porto Sant'Elpidio2001
1Sassari2001

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