Israeli judika Ori Sasson. (Facebook)


At the inaugural Tel Aviv Judo Grand Prix championships, local boy Ori Sasson took home the top title in his weight class.

The house was rocking in Tel Aviv this week, as top judo stars from around the world converged to battle it out at in the Judo Grand Prix.

Among the big winners was heavyweight Ori Sasson, who took home gold in his weight class. In total, Israel won four gold medals, two silvers and a bronze, flexing Israel’s formidable judo muscles on home turf.

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