Johan Laats

Johan Laats (born 10 January 1967) is a Belgian judoka. He competed at the 1988, 1992 and the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

Johan Laats
Medal record
Men's judo
Representing  Belgium
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1991 Barcelona 78 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Ostend 78 kg
Silver medal – second place 1991 Prague 78 kg
Silver medal – second place 1994 Gdansk 78 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Athens 78 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Birmingham 78 kg

StudentsEdit

Amongst his many students Johan Laats began training Professional UFC Mixed Martial Artist Cindy Dandois at the age of 5.

AchievementsEdit

Year Tournament Place Weight class
1997 European Judo Championships 1st Half middleweight (78 kg)
1995 European Judo Championships 3rd Half middleweight (78 kg)
1994 European Judo Championships 2nd Half middleweight (78 kg)
Goodwill Games 3rd Half middleweight (78 kg)
1993 World Judo Championships 5th Half middleweight (78 kg)
European Judo Championships 3rd Half middleweight (78 kg)
1992 Olympic Games 5th Half middleweight (78 kg)
1991 World Judo Championships 2nd Half middleweight (78 kg)
European Judo Championships 2nd Half middleweight (78 kg)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Johan Laats Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 25 May 2018.

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