INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY: YARDEN GERBI

There are a number of examples we could look to in judo for strong women, even within our own EJU team, there are Olympians, international coaches and sports reporters. Outwith, there are some former athletes who are quite literally taking on the challenges of the world, right now Sabrina FILZMOSER…

8 March 2022

WOMEN IN JUDO: YVONNE BÖNISCH

Before 2021, hearing the name Yvonne Bönisch, you’d instantly think Olympic Champion. Now, we think Olympic Champion and the first female national coach in Europe for the pioneering Austrian team. With both athlete and coaching credentials to boast, it is no surprise that the Austrian side were ecstatic to welcome…

24 May 2021

WOMEN IN JUDO: SÉVERINE VANDENHENDE

The French certainly have a trend, some of the most successful athletes transition in to a position to produce more successful athletes, passing on their wisdom. This is certainly the case for Olympic and World Champion, Séverine Vandenhende.  Séverine started judo at the age of eight in a judo club…

9 May 2021

WOMEN IN JUDO: ROBERTA CHYURLIA

Today, not only are we celebrating women in sport, but a new EJU series, devoted to the women in judo paving the way for future generations whether it be a coach, president, director or as we specifically celebrate today, a referee.  Athletes, coaches, delegations and spectators will all recognise the…

8 March 2021