Roman Hontyuk

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Roman Hontyuk
Medal record
Competitor for  Ukraine
Men's judo
Olympics
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing -81 kg
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens -81 kg
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Cairo 81 kg

Roman Volodymyrovych Hontyuk (Ukrainian: Роман Володимирович Гонтюк), also spelled Roman Gontyuk, (born 2 February 1984) is a male judoka from Ukraine. He won a silver medal in the half-middleweight (81 kg) division at the 2004 Summer Olympics and bronze medal in the half-middleweight (81 kg) division at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[1] Hontyuk is the Merited Master of Sports of Ukraine.

Olympic journey from Athens 2004[edit]

His Olympic debut started with his match against Adil Belgaid of Morocco and won the match. Throughout the competition, he defeated Reza Chahkhandagh of Iran and world champion Florian Wanner. In the semifinals against Robert Krawczyk of Poland with only 5 seconds left in the match, Roman won by ippon and heads to the finals. In the gold medal match against Ilias Iliadis, Ilias defeated Roman by ippon. Roman won the 2004 Olympic Silver Medal in the judo -81 kg.

Achievements[2][edit]

Year Tournament Place Weight class
2008 2008 Summer Olympics 3rd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2008 World Cup Vienna 5th Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2008 Super World Cup Tournoi de Paris 1st Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2007 Grand Prix Yerevan 1st Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2007 World Cup Baku 1st Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2007 Super World Cup Rotterdam 5th Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2007 2007 World Judo Championships 39th Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2006 European Club Cup final Budapest 3rd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2006 World Cup Boras 1st Middleweight(90 kg)
2005 2005 World Judo Championships 3rd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2004 World University Championships Moscow 3rd Middleweight(90 kg)
2004 2004 Summer Olympics 2nd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2004 A-Tournament Tbilisi 2nd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2004 A-Tournament Budapest 2nd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2003 European Team Championships London 3rd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2003 A-Tournament Warsaw 3rd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2003 Super A-Tournament Moscow 3rd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2002 European Junior Championships Rotterdam 1st Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2002 World Junior Championships U20 Jeju Island Korea 2nd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2001 European U20 Championships Budapest 1st Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2001 A-Tournament U20 Cetniewo 2nd Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2001 A-Tournament Minsk 5th Half-middleweight (81 kg)
2000 European Championships Cadets U17 Oradea 3rd Half-middleweight (81 kg)

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Yana Klochkova
Flagbearer for  Ukraine
London 2012
Succeeded by
Incumbent