The first four days in the mythical judo hall Nippon Bodokan did not brighten the face of the Israeli team, but today (Wednesday) tries to change the picture Lee Kochman who competes in the weight category up to 90 kg, after opening the tournament on the right foot, with a victory in the first battle.
The 26.year.old Kochman, the 2019 European runner.up, who is ranked 24th in his category, started his way in the second round, with a gold.scoring victory over 27.year.old David Klamert, who is ranked one place below him. In the quarterfinals, he will meet Lasha Bakuri, the 21.year.old Georgian and new European champion who also won the Tel Aviv Grand Slam about five months ago.
In the archery industry, too, a significant achievement was recorded for the Israeli team: the Israeli archer Itai Shani, who was ranked 60th in the qualifiers, also qualified for the quarterfinals after defeating the Japanese green motto, who was ranked fifth in the qualifiers, with 3: 7. In the next round, Shani will meet Rai Trundip (37), who defeated Ukrainian Oleksiy Hunbin (28).