Yarden Gerbi, No. 1 female Judoka in the world and winner of the gold medal at the 2013 World Judo Championship, is Israel’s most celebrated athlete today.

Celebrating Judoka Yarden Gerbi's Road to Rio 2016

 

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Meet Yarden Gerbi, No. 1 female Judoka in the world, winner of the gold medal at the 2013 World Judo Championship, and Israel’s most celebrated athlete today.

Gerbi began practicing judo at age 6 in her hometown of Netanya, and her long list of winnings and achievements includes world and European championships as well as all national championships between 2007 and 2012.

Best of luck in Rio, Yarden!