Roy Meyer

Roy Meyer (born 4 June 1991) is a Dutch judoka.

Roy Meyer
Personal information
Birth nameRoy
Nickname(s)The Small Giant
NationalityDutch
Born (1991-06-04) 4 June 1991 (age 29)
Breda, Netherlands
Height186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight122 kg (269 lb)
Websiteroymeyer.nl
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportJudo
Event(s)+100 kg
ClubBudokan Rotterdam
Coached byJean-Paul Bell
Achievements and titles
National finalsDutch champion 2015
Highest world ranking3(2016)

He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, in the men's +100 kg.[1] In the quarter finals he was defeated by the eventual bronze medalist Or Sasson of Israel. In the repechage he was defeated by later bronze medalist Rafael Silva of Brazil. In the second round he eliminated Deo Gracia Ngokaba of Congo and in the third round he eliminated Kim Sung-Min of South Korea.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roy Meyer". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Second medal for Israel: Or Sasson wins bronze in judo".
  3. ^ "Rio Olympics //Israeli judoka Or Sasson loses semifinal to French legend, but medal hopes linger - Sports".

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