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 2015. In 2016 the European U23 Championships are held in Tel Aviv. Women’s headcoach Shani Hersko developed a good women’s team, Shay-Oren Smadja is the men’s headcoach.

Judo legends B S G

  • Ariel Zeevi
  • 524
  • Yael Arad
  • 321
  • Yarden Gerbi
  • 321
  • Shay-Oren Smadga
  • 210
  • Or Sasson
  • 120

Ariel Zeevi - Super star

Yarden Gerbi - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Tal Flicker
  • 203
  • Daniel Ben David
  • 102
  • Noa Minsker
  • 511
  • Peter Paltchik
  • 201
  • Li Kochman
  • 030

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Israelian Championships Ra'ananaNCRa'anana5 Jan 2017
European Championships U23 Tel AvivEJU23Tel Aviv11 Nov 2016
Israelian U21 Championships Ra'ananaNJunRa'anana12 Feb 2016
Israelian Championships Ra'ananaNCRa'anana18 Dec 2014
Israelian Championships Ra'ananaNCRa'anana5 Dec 2013

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Nimrod Harel30 Jul 199324 years
Alon Sasson30 Jul 198631 years
Maayan Kafe1 Aug 199324 years
Omri Zach2 Aug 200017 years
Dilan Rechister2 Aug 199918 years

Partners

First description Second description Third description Four description
Result City Date
1Hohhot2 Jul
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016