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Jason Morris

Full name: Jason Newth Morris
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: February 3, 1967 in Scotia, New York, United States
Affiliations: Jason Morris Judo Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Judo

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jason Morris competed at four consecutive Olympic Games in judo, winning a silver medal in 1992 in half-middleweight. Morris attended college at Syracuse University, where he was on the wrestling team and made All-American. Morris won gold medals in half-middleweight at the 1987 and 1991 Pan American Games and a silver medal in the same class in 1995. He was a bronze medalist at the 1993 World Championships. Morris was a 7th dan black belt.

After leaving the mat Morris became a judo coach, coaching the 2008 US Olympic Team, He also opened the Jason Morris Judo Center in Glenville, New York, which he runs with his wife, Teri Takemori. Once a year the center holds the Morris Cup, an international and national judo tournament. Morris also owns and writes for Real Judo magazine. He was inducted into the US Judo Hall of Fame in 2010.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Judo Men's Half-Middleweight United States USA 20T
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Judo Men's Half-Middleweight United States USA 2 Silver
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Judo Men's Half-Middleweight United States USA 17T
2000 Summer 33 Sydney Judo Men's Half-Middleweight United States USA AC

Men's Half-Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result I W Y K P PT
2000 Summer 33 Sydney Judo United States USA Round Two Match #6 2 2000-09-19 Kelly (AUS) Koka/Hold-Same-Side (5:00), Morris (USA) 0 0 0 0 Shido P18 - Hold-Same-Side
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