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Dennis van der Geest

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Name  Dennis der
Siblings  Elco van der Geest
Parents  Cor van der Geest
Height  1.96 m
Role  Olympic athlete

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Spouse  Zaina van der Geest (m. 2009)
TV shows  Top of flop, Doe maar normaal
Similar People  Elco van der Geest, Cor van der Geest, Tamerlan Tmenov, Keiji Suzuki, Indrek Pertelson
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Dennis van der Geest (born June 27, 1975) is a Dutch judoka, who won the bronze medal in the men's heavyweight (+ 100 kg) division at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He was born in Haarlem, North Holland.

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In 2005, he became world judo champion in the men's open division by defeating Russian Tamerlan Tmenov with ippon in the final. In 2000 and 2002, he became European Champion in the over 100 kg event. He won three bronze medals and one silver medal at previous world championships.

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At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Van der Geest was eliminated in the first round by Tamerlan Tmenov. He sustained a minor fracture during the match when Tmenov fell on his arm, but he was able to finish the fight. Van der Geest planned to finish his Judo career after the 2008 Summer Olympics to pursue a career in the music industry, but after his unexpected defeat, he was quoted as considering entering the World Championship in 2009. However, on May 7, 2009 Dennis van der Geest announced his retirement from top sport, owing to his lack of motivation.

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Outside his sport he was the ambassador of his favourite football team Feyenoord Rotterdam in the 2005/06 season. Next to that, he released his first single, "To The Sunshine", on August 8, 2008. This track was released under his stage name of Ippon, and is a collaboration with producer Ronald Molendijk.

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His younger brother Elco is also a judoka competing at the highest level.

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