Maarten Arens

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Maarten Arens
Medal record
Representing  Netherlands
Men's Judo
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Birmingham 86 kg
Silver medal – second place 1999 Bratislava 81 kg

Maarten Johannes Arens (born 20 May 1972 in Diemen, North Holland) is a Dutch judoka. European Champion 1995 in Birmingham in the 86 kg categorie, 4 times Dutch champion, Winner Tournoi de Paris in 2000 in the 81 kg category. At the Sydney Olympics partial 9th place in 81 kg category.

In 2001 he started as national junior coach of the Dutch juo federation, among his pupils: Dex Elmont, Jeroen Mooren, Henk Grol. In 2005 he became National Headcoach Men of the Netherlands. In this period (till now): three world champions ( Guillaume Elmont, Dennis van der Geest, Ruben Houkes), 2 bronze medals at Beijing Olympics (Henk Grol en Ruben Houkes. Personal coach of Guillaume en Dex Elmont, Ruben Houkes en Henk Grol


Year Tournament Place Weight class
2000 European Judo Championships 7th Half middleweight (81 kg)
1999 World Judo Championships 7th Half middleweight (81 kg)
European Judo Championships 2nd Half middleweight (81 kg)
1998 European Judo Championships 5th Half middleweight (81 kg)
1995 European Judo Championships 1st Middleweight (86 kg)