GERBI Yarden
Date of Birth08/07/1989 - KFAR SABA (ISR)
Height166 cm/5'5"
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School, universityShai Agnon High School, Open University of Israel
Started competing2004
Language(s) spokenHebrew, English
Club nameMeitav Netanya
CoachShany Hershko (team and personal)

Family, friends, travelling , electronics and laughing

Major sporting achievements

2014 WCh, 63 kg - 2nd
2013 WCh, 63 kg - 1st | ECh, 63 kg - 3rd
2012 ECh, 63 kg - 2nd
2008 EJCh, 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2013 WCh, 63 kg - 1st

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Started judo when she was 6, and played basketball until the age of 14. She has a very supportive family. The 2008 Junior European Championships bronze medal was her first important international medal. In 2013, she won the gold medal at the World championships and became the first Israeli to win the gold at the Worlds. In 2014, she won silver at the World championships and a world No1 ranking in March. She is looking forward to the European Games, which will be a good preparation for the Olympics next year, by the atmosphere and strong competition and with media from all over. Love Baku's food and the city.

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