Weight 100 kg
Residence Haarlem, Netherlands
Name Henk Grol
Coached by Maarten Arens
|Alma mater Johan Cruijff College|
Role Olympic athlete
Siblings Carla Grol
Height 1.90 m
|Full name Hindrik Harmannus Arnoldus Grol|
Born April 14, 1985 (age 30) (1985-04-14) Winschoten, Netherlands
Education Johan Cruyff Institute for Sport Studies
Similar People Dimitri Peters, Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar, Tagir Khaybulaev, Askhat Zhitkeyev, Benjamin Behrla
Henk grol i can destroy everybody
Hindrik Harmannus Arnoldus "Henk" Grol (born 14 April 1985 in Veendam) is a Dutch judoka.
- Henk grol i can destroy everybody
- Judo Men 100 kg 2nd Bronze Medal Match Grol v Hwang London 2012 Olympic Games Highlights
Grol competed in the 2007 European Judo Championships in Belgrade, Serbia in the men's under 90 kg, as a replacement for Mark Huizinga, who cancelled last minute due to personal problems.
He won gold in the men's under 100-kilo class at the 2008 European Judo Championships in Lisbon, Portugal. He was the youngest European Champion of that year, only 22 years old.
After a highly competitive race against Elco van der Geest, Grol ended up to be the 2008 representative for the men's 100 kg category for the Netherlands at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. There he reached the semifinals, where he was beaten by Askhat Zhitkeyev from Kazakhstan. He went on to win bronze.
He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, reaching the quarter-finals, where he lost to Dimitri Peters of Germany. Grol went on to win the bronze medal beating Ramziddin Sayidov in his bronze medal match.