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Hershko: "I still have many dreams to fulfill" Israel today

2021-10-17T18:57:49.426Z

Having won the gold medal at the Grand Slam Paris, the judoka is already looking at the following goals: "The women's team continues to make history and raise the bar" • Lanir: "On the one hand I feel I could have finished higher on the podium, but on the other I am very happy to win Bard "



The judo team that went to the Grand Slam in Paris continues to cause great pride for the State of Israel after tonight (Sunday) Raz Hershko picked up a gold medal and Inbar Lanir finished in third place and won a bronze. 

Shani Hershko, the women's coach of the Israeli national team, said: "I am so happy and happy that the hard work of the athletes and the team pays off.

We have amazing and committed athletes and there is no more worthy reward than winning medals.

We started the campaign for Paris very nicely and I hope these achievements will only be the opening shot for the rest of the way.

The women's team continues to make history and raise the bar when for the first time the team wins 3 medals in this prestigious competition.

Thank you to the Judo Association, headed by Moshe Ponti, for its support and faith. "

Raz Hershko: "After the Tokyo Olympics, I promised myself that I would give my all and be committed, I went back to training in order to improve and show greater ability.

Winning a gold medal at the Grand Slam Paris is a dream come true, I have many more dreams left to fulfill and I intend to make every effort to get better.

Would like to thank all the team that accompanies me and the selected athletes.

Thanks to my sponsors LNX and Adidas. '

Inbar Lanir: 'Finishes this day with a bronze medal and mixed feelings.

On the one hand I feel I could have finished higher on the podium, but on the other hand I am very happy about winning a bronze in this prestigious competition in Paris.

I would like to thank all the amazing staff and the selected athletes, and my sponsors Altman, Bituach Yashir and Danel Motors who accompany and take care of my financial peace. "

Judo Association chairman Moshe Ponti: "A simply amazing competition for the women's team.

Inbar and Raz had an excellent, tremendous day of battles, and there are simply no words to describe what was here in this competition.

We have a team of wonderful athletes, with an endless pursuit of excellence and with a way that year after year proves itself.

"The Grand Slam Paris is considered one of the most prestigious in the world, and I'm just happy for the athletes, and for the two Hershko and his team who are doing a tremendous job."

Source: israelhayom

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