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
  • 311
  • Sami Chouchi
  • 111
  • Toma Nikiforov
  • 011
  • Jorre Verstraeten
  • 101
  • Kenneth Van Gansbeke
  • 101

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Belgian U15 Championships AntwerpN15Antwerp16 Feb 2019
Belgian U21 Championships AntwerpNJunAntwerp16 Feb 2019
Belgian U18 Championships AntwerpNCadetAntwerp16 Feb 2019
Flemish U18 Championships TieltNQTielt9 Feb 2019
Flemish U21 Championships TieltNQTielt9 Feb 2019


Name Birthdate Age
Cosima Grumiaux23 Feb 200019 years
Roman Patris23 Feb 199524 years
Benjamin De Longhi23 Feb 199326 years
Dennis Hendriks23 Feb 199029 years
Jimmy Geudens23 Feb 198534 years
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