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  • Judo Mens Openweight

    Judo Mens Openweight

    The winners of the Judo Men's Openweight event line up for their medals at the Tokyo Olympics, 24th October 1964. From left to right, they are Akio Kaminaga of Japan (silver), Anton Geesink of the Netherlands (gold) and Theodore Boronovskis and Klaus Glahn (joint bronze winners) (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Friday, October 23, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Antonius Geesink

    Antonius Geesink

    23rd October 1964: Antonius Geesink of Holland raises his arms in victory after beating Japan's Akio Kaminaga in the final of the Judo non-category class at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
    Thursday, October 22, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Tokyo 1964-Open-GEESINK Antonius (NED) 1st, above, andKAMINAGA Akio (JPN) 2nd.
    Thursday, October 22, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
  • 51 1964 Olympics Anton Geesink

    51 1964 Olympics Anton Geesink

    1964: Anton Geesink of the Netherlands holds down Akio Kaminaga of Japan shortly before winning the open judo category at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Judo was included in the Olympic Games for the first time in Tokyo in 1964 and the host country, which invented the sport, swept up all the gold medals until the open category. Dutchman Geensik, who had been a dominant figure in the sport, triumphed and brought disappointment to the hosts. Geesink was a huge man, but had a nimbleness which belied his frame and skill with ankle taps which were crucial. He subsequently devoted himself to teaching and became an IOC member in 1987. Mandatory Credit: IOC/Allsport
    Tuesday, December 31, 1963 11:00 PM | Photo
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