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Jimmy Pedro

Full name: James A. "Jimmy" Pedro
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: October 30, 1970 in Danvers, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Judo

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Jimmy Pedro was a judoka who competed at four consecutive Olympic Games (1992-2004), winning bronze medals in lightweight in 1996 and 2004. Pedro also won three World Championship medals, highlighted by a gold medal in 1999, and adding bronzes in 1991 and 1995. Overall, he won 29 gold medals in various international competitions. Domestically, he won five national titles. Pedro was a rokudan, or sixth-degree black belt. He retired from competition after the 2004 Olympics and worked selling and promoting tatami and zebra mats for judo and jujitsu practice.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Judo Men's Half-Lightweight United States USA 20T
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Judo Men's Lightweight United States USA 3T Bronze
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Judo Men's Lightweight United States USA 5T
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo Men's Lightweight United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Half-Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result I W Y K P PT
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Judo United States USA Round Two Match #3 2 2000-09-18 Choi (KOR) Yuko/Hold-Same-Side (5:00), Pedro (USA) 0 0 0 1 Chui P18 - Hold-Same-Side
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Judo United States USA Repêchage Match #1 1 2000-09-18 Pedro (USA) Ippon/Seoi-nage (3:50), Sadykov (KGZ) 1 1 0 1 Shido
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Judo United States USA Repêchage Match #2 1 2000-09-18 Pedro (USA) Waza-ari awasete Ippon/Kusure-kesa-gatame (3:04), Alquati (ARG) 0 2 0 2 Shido
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Judo United States USA Repêchage Match #5 1 2000-09-18 Pedro (USA) Waza-ari awasete Ippon/O-uchi-gari (3:17), Nakamura (JPN) 0 2 0 0 Chui
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Judo United States USA Repêchage Match #6 1 2000-09-18 Pedro (USA) Ippon/Yoko-shiho-gatame (0:51), de Almeida (POR) 1 0 0 0
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Judo United States USA Repêchage Match 3/4 2 2000-09-18 Laryukov (BLR) Ippon/Kata-garami (0:31), Pedro (USA) 0 0 0 0
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 2004-08-16 Lee (KOR) Ippon/Seoi-nage (3:37), Pedro (USA) 0 0 1 0
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo United States USA Round Two Match #1 1 2004-08-16 Pedro (USA) Ippon/Yoko-shiho-gatame (4:16), Lucenti (ARG) 1 0 1 2
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo United States USA Round One Match #1 1 2004-08-16 Pedro (USA) Ippon/Kesa-gatame (3:55), Sadykov (KAZ) 1 0 0 1
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo United States USA Repêchage Match #1 1 2004-08-16 Pedro (USA) Koka/Danger-Area (5:00/0:43) Golden Score, Laryukov (BLR) 0 0 0 1
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo United States USA Repêchage Match #3 1 2004-08-16 Pedro (USA) Waza-ari/Non-Combativity (5:00), Bilodid (UKR) 0 1 0 0 1
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo United States USA Repêchage Match #5 1 2004-08-16 Pedro (USA) Ippon/Kesa-gatame (4:27), Neto (POR) 1 0 1 0
2004 Summer 33 Athina Judo United States USA Repêchage Match 3/4 1 2004-08-16 Pedro (USA) Ippon/Yoko-shiho-gatame (3:38), Fernandes (FRA) 1 1 1 0 1
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