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 2018. In 2016 the European U23 Championships are held in Tel Aviv. Women’s headcoach Shani Hersko heads the women’s team, Shay-Oren Smadja is the men’s headcoach. Israel successfully organised the inaugural Grand Prix in Tel Aviv in 2019.

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

  • Sagi Muki
  • 113
  • Peter Paltchik
  • 303
  • Timna Nelson Levy
  • 302
  • Inbal Shemesh
  • 111
  • Or Sasson
  • 011

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Grand Prix Tel AvivGPTel Aviv24 Jan 2019
Israelian Championships Tel AvivNCTel Aviv6 Dec 2018
European Championships Tel AvivEChTel Aviv26 Apr 2018
Israelian Championships Ra'ananaNCRa'anana21 Dec 2017
Maccabiah Games HaifaITJunHaifa9 Jul 2017

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Matan Kokolayev20 Feb 200118 years
Bar Pharin20 Feb 199524 years
Bar Farin20 Feb 199524 years
Itay Golan21 Feb 199722 years
Shira Rishony21 Feb 199128 years