Tag: Israeli sports

Yarden Gerbi

Israeli Judoka Yarden Gerbi Wins Bronze at Rio Olympics

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi overcame an early loss to win a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, becoming the first Israeli athlete to win a medal at the 2016 games, and the first Israeli Olympic medalist since windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi took home the bronze in the 2008 games in Beijing.

Daniel Samohin

Israeli Wins Gold At Junior Figure Skating Championship

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli ice skater Daniel Samohin won first place in the World Junior Skating Championship, held in Debrecen, Hungary, on Friday. Samohin, 17, received an overall score of 236.65 points, beating silver medalist Canadian Nicolas Nadeau, who