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GROL Henk
Netherlands
NED
HenkGrol
Date of Birth14/04/1985 - WINSCHOTEN (NED)
Age30
Height190 cm/6'3"
Weight100kg/220lbs
GenderM
Medals
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Nickname-
School, universityJohan Cruyff College
Started competing1990
Language(s) spokenDutch, English
Club nameKenamju
CoachMaarten Arens
Major sporting achievements

2012 OG (London) - 3rd
2008 OG (Beijing) - 3rd | EJCh (Lisbon) - 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2012 OG (London) - 3rd
2008 OG (Beijing) - 3rd

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Double Olympic bronze medallist (2008, 2012). Three-time world championships silver medallist. When he won the 2008 European Judo Championships in Lisbon, Portugal, he was the youngest European champion of that year at 22 years old. At the European Juniors, he has won a total of two gold, one silver and one bronze. Has won eight medals at National Championships in all age categories including a gold in each (cadet, junior, senior).

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