Ten Israeli Juda men and women got on the mat today (Saturday) hoping to continue the success in the Tel Aviv Grand Slam, after Sagi Muki's gold medal yesterday, and Tamar Malka's silver and Tamna Nelson Levy's bronze on Thursday.
Up to 90 kg
Guy Gurevich in the first round after a loss by Ipon to the Bulgarian Ivanov. Daniel Berschatsky also finished his part at the same stage, after succumbing to the Swedish Marcus Nyman. Nadav Zorat was also eliminated, the Belgian Chochi beat him by Ipon. Lee Kuchman
finished his way in the second round, after a loss in Vasari against the Cuban Silva Morales.
Up to 100 kg
Peter Palchik opened the day by defeating the Estonian Grigori Minaskin with a golden score.
The next fight, against Jorge Fonseca of Portugal, lasted 11 minutes, and at the end of it, Palachik advanced to the semi-finals, where he lost in Vasari to the Dutch Michael Korel and was relegated to the fight for the bronze medal against the Canadian Kyle Rice.
Over 100 kg
Seraphim Company lost by Ipon to the Chilean Solis in the first round, and was eliminated from the competition.
will compete for the bronze medal.
Peter Pleczyk (Photo: GettyImages, David Finch)
Up to 78 kg,
Inbar Lanir started from the second round and beat the Lithuanian Migla Dudnaita by Ipon. Alina Boom is waiting in the quarter-finals.
Over 78 kg,
Raz Hershko also automatically qualified for the quarter-finals, in which she won by Ipon over Diana Smanchenko from Ukraine.
Hershko registered another Ipon against the Bosnian Cheric, on the way to the semi-finals.
Ifon on the Croatian Milica Zavic promised Hersheke a medal and a place in the final.
Yuli Michiner beat Brazilian Giovana Santos in the first round in Vasari, and then Moira Morio from the Dominican Republic, en route to the quarterfinals.