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Greek American Nefeli Papadakis Qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Greek-American judoka Nefeli Papadakis has qualified to represent the U.S. at the Tokyo Olympics which start later this month.

Greece’s Judo Champion Elisavet Teltsidou Wins Gold at International Grand Prix

Greece’s Elisavet Teltsidou won the gold medal at the Judo International Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Saturday. It was her second victory this year and the third time she stood up on the international podium as a gold medalist. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2rRsDqoW8n/ Teltsidou...

Greek Judo Legend Iliadis Retires After Olympics (video)

The International Judo Federation (IJF) and its president Marius Vizer thanked Greek judo legend Ilias Iliadis for his contribution to the sport, in response to his announcement that he will retire after the Rio Olympics. On the IJF Facebook account,...

First Greek Judo Teacher Passes Away

A significant figure in the field of judo, teacher Christos Papailiopoulos, the man who organized the first judo school in Greece passed away last night, June 26, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 86 years old. Papailiopoulos was...

Ilias Iliadis Wins Bronze Olympic Medal in Judo

The Greek Olympic mission in London is celebrating its first medal won by Ilias Iliadis. in Judo. Iliadis won the bronze medal in the men’s 90 kg judo category just minutes earlier on Wednesday. The Greek Judoka defeated his Brazilian...