Wim Ruska

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Birthday
29, 1940
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Feb 14, 2015 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1940
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Feb 14, 2015 (74)

About

Olympic judo champion who won two gold medals at the 1972 Olympics in the 92 kg and open weight classes.

Before Fame

He traveled to Japan at age 20 to learn judo from the masters.

Trivia

He participated in the 1972 Olympics that were overshadowed by a tragic terrorist attack days before.

Family Life

He grew up in Amsterdam with his family.

Associated With

He wrestled in the WWF alongside another judo champion who fought Hulk Hogan.