Israeli women won silver and bronze at the European Youth Judo Championship

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 Israeli women won silver and bronze medals at European Youth Judo Championships

Today, on Friday, the Israeli national team continued its successful performance at the European Youth Championship (under 21), which was held in Prague, winning two more medals, silver and bronze.

Adalina Nowitzki took second place in Europe, winning the silver medal in the 63 kg weight, and Mia Kogan, competing in the 70 kg weight, won the bronze medal.

In the final, Nowitzki met with the silver medalist of the 2021 World Championship, Spaniard Laura Vasquez Fernandez, who managed to decide the outcome of the fight in her favor, leaving the Israeli woman with a silver medal.

round with a victory over the Frenchwoman Florin Sola, and later was defeated in the quarterfinals by the Austrians ki Helena Ding. In the fight for third place, she won against Ukrainian Maria Ritzka.

"Women's judo team — it is a single entity, an elite squad of female athletes dedicated to hard work and uncompromising struggle. I rejoice every time we manage to turn potential and hard work into results. I am proud of all the athletes and the great team that surrounds them 24/7,” said team coach Shani Gershko.

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