Gili Cohen Judoka

Gili Cohen

Gili Cohen

  • Country:Israel
  • Born:19 June 1991 (28 years)
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Gili Cohen of Israel won European silver at the U23 in 2013. She captured silver at the Grand Prix in Tel Aviv in 2019. She took bronze at the European Championships in Montpellier in 2014. Cohen won World Cup medals in more than 10 different cities including the Grand Slam in Baku in 2016. She won bronze at the Grand Prix in Samsun in 2016. Gili Cohen is multiple Israelian Champion. She won the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg in 2019 and took silver in Tbilisi.
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Odette Giuffrida regains the Tbilisi title

29 Mar 2019 16:10

Olympic silver medallist Odette Giuffrida of Italy defeated Israelian Gili Cohen to win U52kg gold. Both judoka had struck Grand Prix gold on one occasion previously and for both their victories were in Tbilisi. Giuffrida added to her 2016 Tbilisi win by catching 2014 winner and Ekaterinburg Grand Slam winner Cohen with ashi-waza as a de-ashi-barai earned a second and match-winning waza-ari. Read more

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Nora Gjakova in the final against Rafaela Silva

29 Mar 2019 13:20

A great contest between Nora Gjakova and Olympic Champion Rafaela Silva in Tbilisi’s U57kg final. After the first shift and qualification for the final both won all their matches. Kosovo star Gjakova defeated Dutch woman Sanne Verhagen in the semi final whilst the Brazilian defeated Helene Receveaux for a place in the final in the Georgian capital. Read more

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Gili Cohen needed a win and captured it in Ekaterinburg

15 Mar 2019 15:10

Israelian judoka Gili Cohen won her second Grand Slam gold medal by defeating Marrakech Grand Prix silver medallist Ana Perez Box of Spain in the U52kg final. Former Baku Grand Slam winner and Tel Aviv Grand Prix silver medallist Cohen floored her Spanish opponent, who was appearing in a Grand Slam final for the first time, with a ko-uchi-gari which was one of the best ippons on day one. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi powers to gold in 36 seconds final

24 Jan 2019 17:45

Rio 2016 Olympic champion and two-time world champion Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo won her 10th Grand Prix gold medal with a unstoppable showing in Tel Aviv. Kelmendi threw former Grand Slam winner Gili Cohen (ISR) twice in 36 seconds, scoring a waza-ari each time, to show the world that she means business this year and is getting back to her best after returning from a long injury lay-off in October. Read more

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Giuffrida wins rematch of Olympic final against Kelmendi

28 Oct 2018 13:00

Italian Olympic silver medallist Odette Giuffrida won the rematch of the Rio 2016 Olympic final in Abu Dhabi. Both champions were unseeded here and had to work their way through the preliminaries to the final after a testing day for both. Read more

Result City Date
5Hohhot2019
2Tbilisi2019
1Ekaterinburg2019
2Tel Aviv2019
5Guangzhou2018

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