Yarden Gerbi Judoka

Yarden Gerbi

Yarden Gerbi

  • Country:Israel
  • Born:8 July 1989 (29 years)
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Yarden Gerbi is Israel’s judo pride who won the first Olympic women’s medal since 1992. Yarden won the world title in 2013 and silver in 2014 U63kg. She won 3 European medals and won the European Club title with Galatasaray. Gerbi won several World level events starting from 2009. She started 2016 with gold in Havana. Socially involved in youth funds.
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Judo brand Fighting Films celebrates 30 Years

24 Jan 2018 10:25

2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of Fighting Films and it’s a proud milestone. Fighting Films is a renowned name throughout the world of Judo, it may surprise you to know that this leading producer and supplier of Judo videos are in fact a small family run company. Based in Bristol, UK, they were founded by Simon Hicks, a black belt and second-generation judoka and a legend in his work. Read more

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Israel’s first World Champion Yarden Gerbi continues to inspire

22 Nov 2017 10:30

Israel’s first world judo champion and Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Yarden Gerbi of Israel was in The Hague to deliver a masterclass on Saturday and Sunday. The 28-year-old retired in October but was back on the mat in the Netherlands to teach local children some new skills and to share her remarkable story. Read more

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Yarden Gerbi shocks with immediate retirement

1 Oct 2017 20:40

Only a year after winning a bronze medal in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, 28, announced her her retirement on Monday morning during a press conference where she thanked all coaches, federation, friends and family for the years she had on the tatami. Read more

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Yarden Gerbi auctioned her Olympic backpatch for 52,100 dollars

29 Aug 2016 14:55

Yarden Gerbi, who won a bronze medal in the women’s 63-kg judo competition in Rio, said she will donate the proceeds to a Tel Aviv hospital. Israeli Olympic bronze medalist, judoka Yarden Gerbi, has auctioned off her name patch from the recent games in Rio for a whopping $52,100. The winning bid was placed by a so-far unidentified bidder on Sunday before the online auction closed on Monday. Read more

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Israel is in love with judo after another Olympic success

23 Aug 2016 09:05

Israel won just two medals at the Olympic Games over all sports, which is actually better than average. With Yarden Gerbi taking bronze in the women’s U63kg division and Or Sasson doing the same in the men’s +100kg Judo contributed heavily in the Olympic history. Gerbi has offered her name patch for sale on eBay for charity, and agreed to autograph it with a dedication to the buyer. Read more

Result City Date
3Rio de Janeiro2016
5Baku2016
5Kazan2016
5Düsseldorf2016
1Havana2016

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