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Jimmy Wooley

Full name: James Ralph "Jimmy" Wooley
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: March 8, 1949 in Houston, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Karl Geis Judo School
Country: USA United States
Sport: Judo


Jimmy Wooley attended the University of Houston, graduating in 1974, between his two Olympic appearances. He also competed at the 1975 Pan American Games, winning a bronze medal in the open class. Wooley was a 4th Dan judoka. He was US Champion in the open class in 1974 and 1976, and was second as a heavyweight in 1972 and third as a heavyweight in 1973. Wooley also competed at the 1973 and 1975 World Championships. He served as team manager for the US judo team at the 1983 Pan American Games and the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Wooley later returned to school and earned a degree in chiropractic in 1979 from the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa, and then became a practicing chiropractor in Irvine, California.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Judo Men's Half-Heavyweight United States USA 5T
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Judo Men's Open Class United States USA 11T

Men's Half-Heavyweight

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Men's Open Class

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