Search for Brian Olson
United States
Age: 31
Date of Birth: March 6, 1973
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.
Current Residence: Boulder, Colo.
Sport: Judo
Weight Class: Men's 90 kg
Height: 6-3
Weight: 198
College: Colorado
Previous Olympics: 2000 - 7th; 1996 - lost in second round.
World Championships: 1997 - 3rd
National Championships: 1999 - 1st; 1998 - 1st; 1997 - 1st; 1995 - 1st; 1994 - 1st; 1993 - 2nd; 1991 - 3rd in 78 kg.
2004 Qualifying: Finished 1st at Olympic trials on June 5.
National/world rank: 1st in United States through July 16.
Other career highlights: 2003 - 1st at Pan Am Games, 1st at Rendez Vous Canada, 2nd at U.S. Open; 2002 - 3rd at Hungarian Cup; 2001 - 1st at British Open; 1999 - 1st at Pan American Games.