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Jimmy Pedro

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJames A. "Jimmy"•Pedro
Used nameJimmy•Pedro
Born30 October 1970 in Danvers, Massachusetts (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC(s) United States

Biography

Jimmy Pedro was a judoka who competed at four consecutive Olympic Games (1992-2004), winning bronze medals in lightweight in 1996 and 2004. Pedro also won three World Championship medals, highlighted by a gold medal in 1999, and adding bronzes in 1991 and 1995. Overall, he won 29 gold medals in various international competitions. Domestically, he won five national titles. Pedro was a rokudan, or sixth-degree black belt. He retired from competition after the 2004 Olympics and worked selling and promoting tatami and zebra mats for judo and jujitsu practice.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1992 Summer Olympics Judo Half-Lightweight, Men Olympic =20 Representing United States    
1996 Summer Olympics Judo Lightweight, Men Olympic =3 Bronze Representing United States    
2000 Summer Olympics Judo Lightweight, Men Olympic =5 Representing United States    
2004 Summer Olympics Judo Lightweight, Men Olympic =3 Bronze Representing United States    

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