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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.

GEESINK, Anton, Judo, Netherlands, open category, Tokyo 1964, Men,

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