Judo in Israel

Judo Israel celebrated the two Olympic bronze medals achieved by Yarden Gerbi and Or Sasson in Rio 2016. Yael Arad and Shay-Oren Smadja in 1992 and Ariel Zeevi in 2004 also won Olympic judo medals. Yarden Gerbi was the first and only judo World champion of Israel in 2013. Israel won 8 World Championships medals. Yael Arad won a European title in 1993, Ariel Zeevi won four judo titles for Israel. Sagi Muki was the last in 2015. In 2016 the European U23 Championships are held in Tel Aviv. Women’s headcoach Shani Hersko developed a good women’s team, Shay-Oren Smadja is the men’s headcoach.

Judo legends B S G

  • Ariel Zeevi
  • 524
  • Yarden Gerbi
  • 321
  • Yael Arad
  • 321
  • Shay-Oren Smadga
  • 210
  • Or Sasson
  • 120

Ariel Zeevi - Super star

Yarden Gerbi - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Tal Flicker
  • 202
  • Daniel Ben David
  • 102
  • Li Kochman
  • 031
  • Peter Paltchik
  • 101
  • Rotem Shor
  • 101

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Israelian Championships Ra'ananaNCRa'anana21 Dec 2017
Maccabiah Games HaifaITJunHaifa9 Jul 2017
Israelian Championships Ra'ananaNCRa'anana5 Jan 2017
European Championships U23 Tel AvivEJU23Tel Aviv11 Nov 2016
Israelian U21 Championships Ra'ananaNJunRa'anana12 Feb 2016

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Itay Golan21 Feb 199721 years
Shira Rishony21 Feb 199127 years
Shiran Lavy21 Feb 198533 years
Aviv Nilov22 Feb 199919 years
Rotem Nadam25 Feb 199226 years