Israel Hernández Judoka
Israel Hernández
Israel Hernández
Country: Cuba | Born: 7 January 1970 (51 years)
Israel Hernández of Cuba was 1992 and 1996 Olympic bronze medallist in Barcelona and Atlanta U65kg. Hernández was multiple Panam Champion. He won the Jose Ramon tournament in Cuba 6 times and was Cuban champion in U60, U65, U73kg. As a coach he various teams under him including the 2008 US Olympic judo team. His wife, Valerie Lafon Hernandez have a dojo in the north of San Diego. He is Project 2024 coach, along with Olympic medalists Jimmy Pedro, Travis Stevens, Kayla Harrison, and Marti Malloy.
Competitions - Medal overview
Event
 
Olympic Games 0 0 2
Continental Championships 5 1 2
World Cups/Continental Open 0 2 4
World Championships Juniors 0 1 0
Continental Championships Juniors 1 0 0
International Tournaments 10 6 5
National Championships Seniors 8 0 1
Event Olympic Games
Event Continental Championships
Event World Cups/Continental Open
Event World Championships Juniors
Event Continental Championships Juniors
Event International Tournaments
Event National Championships Seniors