Antoni "Toni" Besolí Cervellera (born 19 May 1976 in Andorra la Vella) is an Andorran judoka, who competed in the men's middleweight category.[1]

Toni Besolí
Personal information
Full nameAntoni Besolí Cervellera
Nickname(s)Toni
Nationality Andorra
Born (1976-05-19) 19 May 1976 (age 43)
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lb)
Sport
SportJudo
Event(s)90 kg

Besoli qualified as a lone judoka for the Andorran squad in the men's middleweight class (90 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by granting a tripartite invitation from the International Judo Federation.[2] He fell in a bodily-crushing ippon defeat to Dominican Republic's two-time Olympian Vicbart Geraldino just forty-seven seconds into their opening match.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Toni Besolí". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Solucionan a tiempo último impase de Vicbart" [Vicbart finally resolved his problem on time] (in Spanish). Hoy Digital. 13 August 2004. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Judo: Men's Middleweight (90kg/198 lbs) Round of 32". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  4. ^ "F. Vásquez mejoró su marca del año en JO" [Flor Vásquez has improved her seasonal record at these Games] (in Spanish). Diario Libre. 19 August 2004. Retrieved 15 December 2014.

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