Or Sasson Judoka

Or Sasson

Or Sasson

  • Country:Israel
  • Born:18 August 1990 (27 years)
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Or Sasson of Israel won Olympic bronze in Rio 2016. Sasson is winner of European Games silver in Baku +100kg. He fought U100kg for a long time and won several international world level events such as in Prague, Tbilisi, Warsaw and Tallinn. He won silver at the European Open in Sofia and Grand Slam in Paris and won gold in Tbilisi in 2016. At his comeback in October 2017 captured gold at the Grand Prix in Tashkent in 2017.

Or Sasson awaiting VISA for World Open Championships in Morocco

8 Nov 2017 15:50

Or Sasson left Israel for Munich on Wednesday, but won’t be able board a flight to his final destination in Morocco as the organisers of the Openweight World Championships in Marrakech have yet to provide a letter of official confirmation regarding his participation, a necessary prerequisite to his travel visa. Or Sasson is one of the main prospects to fight nine-time World Champion Teddy Riner for the world title. Read more


Cyrille Maret ecstatic to finally clinch gold medal at Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

28 Oct 2017 18:55

French judo heavyweight Cyrille Maret ended his gold drought at the IJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam after he won the over 100-kilogramme final from Maciej Sarnacki of Poland at the Ipic Arena on Saturday. In his three previous appearances at the capital event, the bronze medallist at the 2016 Rio Games had finished fifth in 2011, when it was still a Grand Prix event, seventh in 2013 and bronze in 2014. Read more


Grand Slam Abu Dhabi includes Israeli team but under IJF flag

25 Oct 2017 13:15

The IJF World Judo Tour has arrived in the Middle East for the fourth Grand Slam of the season as Olympic and world champions enter the fray at the IPIC Arena from Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 October. The new about the Israeli team dominated the start of the Grand Slam. The Israeli team can only fight under the IJF flag in the UAE. The team of twelve athletes arrived in Abu Dhabi one hour later than planned as the visas were not available and the flight was gone by then. Read more


Or Sasson takes Tashkent gold with Open weight Worlds looming

9 Oct 2017 09:05

The Tashkent Grand Prix 2017 closed out on Sunday with the heavyweights as Israel produced a sprint finish to top the medal table. Each of the three days Israel won a gold medal by Temelkova, Muki and Or Sasson in the heavyweight category. How interesting as the Open Weight category is scheduled in November. Read more


Or Sasson makes comeback at Grand Prix Tashkent

5 Oct 2017 14:35

Olympic bronze medallist Or Sasson is back on the tatami. The Israelian heavyweight will make his comeback at the Grand Prix in Tashkent. His last contest was at the Olympic Games at 12 August 2016. Iurii Krakovetskii (TJK) is the first seed in Tashkent. Read more

Result City Date
3Abu Dhabi2017
3Rio de Janeiro2016

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