Elco van der Geest
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|Born||4 May 1979|
Elco van der Geest (born 4 May 1979 in Haarlem, Noord-Holland) is a Dutch-born Belgian judoka. Throughout his career, Elco had been competing on the judo mat under the Netherlands. In August 2009, Elco accepted the request of joining the Belgian team. He achieved Belgian citizenship right before the 2009 World Judo Championships in Rotterdam.
He is the son of coach Cor van der Geest and a younger brother of Dennis who is also a judoka competing on the highest level.
|2007||European Judo Championships||5th||Half heavyweight (100 kg)|
|2005||European Judo Championships||5th||Half heavyweight (100 kg)|
|2004||Olympic Games||5th||Half heavyweight (100 kg)|
|2003||European Judo Championships||2nd||Half heavyweight (100 kg)|
|2002||European Judo Championships||1st||Half heavyweight (100 kg)|
|2001||European Judo Championships||3rd||Half heavyweight (100 kg)|
- Elco van der Geest at JudoInside.com
- Videos of Elco van der Geest (judovision.org)
- Dutch Olympic Committee
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