|Name Roman Hontyuk|
Spouse Ludmila Gontiuk
Weight 90 kg
|Height 1.78 m|
Role Olympic athlete
|Children Roman Romanovych Gontiuk, Makar Romanovych Gontiuk|
Olympic medals Judo at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's Half Middleweight (81 kg)
Similar People Tiago Camilo, Dmitri Nossov, Ilias Iliadis, Ole Bischof, Flavio Canto
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. Hontyuk is the Merited Master of Sports of Ukraine.
Olympic Journey at Athens 2004
Hontyuk's Olympic debut started with his match against Adil Belgaid of Morocco, which Hontyuk won. Making his way through the competition, he defeated Reza Chahkhandagh of Iran and world champion Florian Wanner. In the semifinals against Robert Krawczyk of Poland, Roman won by ippon with only 5 seconds left in the match and headed to the final. In the gold medal match against Ilias Iliadis, Ilias defeated Roman by ippon, leaving Hontyuk with the silver medal.