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

  • Sarah Loko Guerschner
  • 011
  • Thomas Lissens
  • 101
  • Ilse Heylen
  • 001
  • Charline Van Snick
  • 001
  • Senne Wyns
  • 001

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Belgian U18 Championships HerstalNCadetHerstal18 Feb 2017
Belgian U15 Championships HerstalN15Herstal18 Feb 2017
Belgian U21 Championships HerstalNJunHerstal18 Feb 2017
Flemish U18 Championships DendermondeNTDendermonde11 Feb 2017
Flemish U21 Championships DendermondeNTDendermonde11 Feb 2017


Name Birthdate Age
Armen Sahakyan21 Feb 199225 years
Michael Van Styvendael21 Feb 199027 years
Mounir Idrissi Alami21 Feb 197641 years
Jenthe Mommerency22 Feb 200017 years
Lola Van Overstraeten22 Feb 199918 years


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Result City Date
1Rio de Janeiro2016
2Abu Dhabi2015