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

Robert Van De Walle - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Joachim Bottieau
  • 111
  • Sarah Loko
  • 011
  • Ilse Heylen
  • 011
  • Thomas Lissens
  • 101
  • Charline Van Snick
  • 001

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Belgian Championships HerstalNCHerstal5 Nov 2016
Flanders Judo Cup U18 LommelITCadLommel29 Oct 2016
Flanders Judo Cup U21 LommelITJunLommel29 Oct 2016
Walloon Championships QuevaucampsNTQuevaucamps15 Oct 2016
Flemish Championships TieltNTTielt15 Oct 2016


Name Birthdate Age
Robbe Demets22 Jan 200215 years
Mathys VanDyck22 Jan 199423 years
Julie Baeyens23 Jan 198730 years
Sophie Block23 Jan 198433 years
Pascal De Brouwer23 Jan 196354 years


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Result City Date
1Rio de Janeiro2016
2Abu Dhabi2015