Judo in Belgium

Judo in Belgium was extremely popular in the nineties when Ulla Werbrouck won the Olympic title in 1996 and Gella Vandecaveye became world champion and won two Olympic medals. The team of coach Jean-Marie Dedecker booked great successes. Judo Belgian judo celebrated the first Olympic judo title by Robert Vandewalle in 1980 in Moscow and Ingrid Berghmans in 1988. In 2016 Dirk van Tichelt won Olympic bronze in Rio. In 2012 Charline van Snick won judo bronze in London2012. Ilse Heylen took bronze in 2004 in Athens. The most successful judoka for Belgium was Ingrid Berghmans who won the Olympic title in 1988 and was 6 time World Champion.

Judo legends B S G

  • Ingrid Berghmans
  • 4814
  • Gella Vandecaveye
  • 459
  • Robert Van De Walle
  • 1574
  • Ulla Werbrouck
  • 648
  • Harry Van Barneveld
  • 851

Ingrid Berghmans - Super star

Dirk Van Tichelt - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Charline Van Snick
  • 101
  • Toma Nikiforov
  • 001
  • Joachim Bottieau
  • 001
  • Matthias Casse
  • 001
  • Benjamin Harmegnies
  • 110

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Ippon Trophy Antwerp U18ITCadAntwerp20 May 2017
Open Tori +18 Tournament WavreITJunWavre14 Apr 2017
Open Tori U18 Tournament WavreITCadWavre14 Apr 2017
Soeverein Judo Cup Lommel U18ITCadLommel9 Apr 2017
Soeverein Judo Cup LommelITLommel9 Apr 2017


Name Birthdate Age
Kobe Persyn26 Sep 199720 years
Jeremie Callens26 Sep 197344 years
Jean-Marie DeVos26 Sep 195859 years
Roger Alen26 Sep 195463 years
Caro Verheirstraeten27 Sep 198532 years


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Result City Date
1Hohhot2 Jul
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016