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  • Hommage to Juan Antonio Samaranch and Anton Geesink | Video

    Hommage to Juan Antonio Samaranch and Anton Geesink

    Two grand Olympic personalities left us forever in 2010: the seventh IOC President, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and the great Dutch Champion, Anton Geesink. Copyright IOC/EBU
  • Dutch judoka | Video

    Dutch judoka

    At the 1964 Tokyo Games, the host nation was expected to sweep all four weight classes. The Japanese promptly won the first three. But the giant Dutchman Anton Geesink defeated Japanese national champion Kaminaga Akio in convincing fashion to claim the gold medal in the open class.
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