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What a night: 6 medals for Israel in the World Games Israel today

2022-07-16T06:27:31.573Z


The blue-and-white delegation jumped to tenth place in the medal table, as part of the largest event for non-Olympic disciplines: Meshi Rosenfeld and Nimrod Ryder picked up first place in jiu jetsu, Roni Nissimian won the money in the same category • Adi Horowitz and Meron Weissman impressed with a bronze medal in acrobatics


An impressive achievement for the Israeli delegation to the World Games in Birmingham, which achieved 6 medals tonight (Friday to Saturday) - including 2 gold.

The industry that starred on the ninth day of the biggest event for non-Olympic sports among athletes in blue and white is jiu jetsu, where last year's European champion Silk Rosenfeld competing in the weight category up to 57 kg, climbed the highest on the podium, when she defeated the final in the final. Kazakh Galina Bodnova in the referees' decision, after 0: 0 at the end.

Nimrod Ryder (up to 77 kg) won another gold, when he defeated Ali Monfredi from Bahrain 0: 3 in the final, when he had previously managed to beat in the early stages, rivals from Poland, the United States and Canada.

Silver medal was won by Roni Nissimian, who competes in the weight category up to 63 kg, after losing 14: 0 in the final to Slovenian Mia Poisner, when during the long competition day, she first defeated competitors from Thailand, the UAE and in the semifinals over Ukrainian.

Adi Horowitz and Meron Weissman.

Bronze medal,

Two more bronze medals came from Moiki Dabush (up to 69 kg), when he defeated Frenchman Valentin Blumenthal 0: 4 and Saar Shemesh (up to 85 kg) after his opponent did not appear in the battle for third place.

The acrobatics industry was also a success for the Israeli team, after the mixed pair Adi Horowitz and Meron Weissman, screwed first in the qualifiers in second place, with a total score of 56,860 points (exercises in balance and dynamics), when in the final he scored 26,270 points and finished with a bronze.

In the bouldering competition in the climbing industry, Nimrod Marcus advanced to the final from third place, but in the final stage he did a little less when he achieved 3 tops out of 8 attempts on the four tracks and finished sixth, in the same place as Ayala Kerem, who managed to reach the top only once.

Thus, two days to go, Israel jumped to tenth place in the medal table, when it was in the 11th edition of the World Games, 11 medals in total (6 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze), when it should be remembered that even before this year's competition, Israel had a total of Only 8 medals (1 silver and 7 bronze).

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Source: israelhayom

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