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
  • 302
  • Toma Nikiforov
  • 121
  • Sami Chouchi
  • 201
  • Matthias Casse
  • 101
  • Joachim Bottieau
  • 001

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Belgian U18 Championships AntwerpNCadetAntwerp17 Feb 2018
Belgian U15 Championships AntwerpN15Antwerp17 Feb 2018
Belgian U21 Championships AntwerpNJunAntwerp17 Feb 2018
Flemish U18 Championships TieltNQTielt10 Feb 2018
Flemish U21 Championships TieltNQTielt10 Feb 2018


Name Birthdate Age
Leen De Brabander18 Feb 198434 years
Brieux Malherbe18 Feb 198434 years
Samuel Davin18 Feb 197048 years
Harry Van Barneveld18 Feb 196751 years
Bernard Tambour18 Feb 195266 years
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