Jean-Luc Rougé

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Jean-Luc Rougé
9th Dan
Jean-Luc Rouge en 1976 (JO de Montreal), 'Montreal 76', Panini figurina n°236.jpg
Jean-Luc Rouge (1976)
Personal information
Nationality France
Born (1949-05-30) May 30, 1949 (age 70)
Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb; 15.0 st)
Country France

Jean-Luc Rougé (born May 30, 1949, Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine) is a French judoka. He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1]


Fighting in the under 93 kg weight division, Rougé was the first French judoka to win gold medal at the World Judo Championships in 1975. He was elected president of the French Judo Federation in 2005, replacing Michel Vial. He was also a candidate for the 1993 French parliamentary elections under the banner of Rassemblement par le sport. On 23 November 2013 Rougé was promoted to the rank of 9th dan.

A Harai goshi specialist, Rougé wrote a comprehensive book on the technique.[2]



  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jean-Luc Rougé Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  2. ^ Rougé, Jean Luc (1991), "Harai Goshi", Judo Masterclass Techniques, Ippon Books