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Dennis Iverson (born 17 January 1981 in Darwin, Northern Territory) is an Australian judoka, who played for the lightweight category.[1] Started out his sporting career at age twelve, Iverson had earned a total of five titles in the same weight division (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, and 2010) at the Australian Judo Championships.

Dennis Iverson
Personal information
Nationality Australia
Born (1981-01-17) 17 January 1981 (age 38)
Darwin, Northern Territory,
Australia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
SportJudo
Event(s)73 kg
ClubVictorian Judo Academy

Iverson represented Australia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed for the men's lightweight class (73 kg). He lost his first preliminary match to Turkey's Sezer Huysuz, who successfully scored an ippon (full point) and a kata gatame (shoulder hold), at two minutes and twenty-six seconds.[2]

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  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Dennis Iverson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Men's Lightweight (73kg/161 lbs) Preliminaries". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 29 January 2013.

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