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Nicola Tempesta

Italian judoka

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Nicola Tempesta
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born(1935-06-28)28 June 1935
Naples, Italy
Died20 February 2021(2021-02-20) (aged 85)
Naples, Italy
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight108 kg (238 lb)
Sport
SportJudo
ClubAssociazione Polisportiva Partenope, Napoli

Nicola Tempesta (28 June 1935 – 20 February 2021)[1] was an Italian judoka who competed at the 1964 and 1972 Olympics. He finished in sixth place in 1964 and was disqualified in 1972.[2] Tempesta won more than 10 European medals, including two gold – in 1957 and 1961.[3][4]

Achievements

Year Tournament Place Weight class
1954 Brussels (Belgium) 3rd Open
1957 Rotterdam (Netherlands) 1st 80 kg
1959 Vienna (Austria) 2nd Open
1960 Amsterdam (Netherlands) 2nd 80kg
1960 Amsterdam (Netherlands) 2nd 80 kg
1960 Amsterdam (Netherlands) 3rd 80 kg
1961 Milan (Italy) 1st -
1962 Essen (West Germany) 2nd -
1963 Geneva (Switzerland) 2nd Open(Amateur)

References

  1. ^ Italy mourns the death of Nicola Tempesta
  2. ^ Nicola Tempesta. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Saverio Panzica (20 June 2004). I GRANDI DEL JUDO – NICOLA TEMPESTA – L’ ”ELEFANTE BIANCO”. Interview with Tempesta in Italian. judo-educazione.it
  4. ^ Judo – Europameisterschaften (Herren): Vierter Dan, Judo Schwergewicht, Alle Kategorien, Mannschaft sport-komplett.de
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