Timna Nelson-Levy

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Timna Nelson-Levy
Timna Nelson-Levy, June 2021 (GPODBG 3738) (cropped).jpg
Nelson-Levy in 2021
Personal information
Native nameתמנע נלסון-לוי
NationalityIsraeli
Born (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 29)
Jerusalem, Israel
Occupation Judoka
Sport
CountryFlag of Israel.svg  Israel
Sport Judo
Weight class 57 kg
Rank      4th dan black belt [1]
Achievements and titles
Olympic Games 7th (2020)
World Champ. 5th (2022)
European Champ. Gold medal europe.svg (2022)
Highest world ranking1st [2] [3]
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing Flag of Israel.svg  Israel
Olympic Games
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2020 Tokyo Mixed team
World Championships
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2022 Tashkent Mixed team
European Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2022 Sofia 57 kg
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2023 Prishtina 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2016 Kazan 57 kg
IJF Grand Slam
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2021 Tel Aviv 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2017 Baku 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2018 Abu Dhabi 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2020 Budapest 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2022 Tel Aviv 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2022 Antalya 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2022 Ulaanbaatar 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2022 Budapest 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2023 Tel Aviv 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2023 Baku 57 kg
IJF Grand Prix
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2018 Agadir 57 kg
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2019 Tel Aviv 57 kg
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2017 Antalya 57 kg
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2017 Tashkent 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2018 Tbilisi 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2018 Cancún 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2019 Marrakesh 57 kg
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2019 Montreal 57 kg
Profile at external databases
IJF 14858
JudoInside.com 85093
Updated on 24 September 2023.

Timna Nelson-Levy (Hebrew : תמנע נלסון-לוי; born 7 July 1994) is an Israeli judoka. [4] She competes in the under 57 kg weight category, and won a bronze medal in the 2016 European Judo Championships. [5] [6] [7] She competed for Israel at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

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Early life

Nelson-Levy was born to Zionist American parents Shmuel and Laura who immigrated to Israel in 1985, several years prior to her birth, and resided in the capital city of Jerusalem, Israel, where she was born. [8] Before Judo in her early teenage years, her first sports as a child were Jujutsu and mixed martial arts. [9] [8]

Career

On October 10, 2015, Nelson-Levy won her first significant medal in a senior competition when she won a bronze medal at the 'European Open Lisbon'. [10] [11]

On April 21, 2016, she participated in the European senior championships for the first time and won a bronze medal. [5] [6] She defeated Anna Borowska of Poland in the first round, Hedvig Karakas of Hungary in the round of 16 and lost to Nora Gjakova of Kosovo in the quarter-finals. She went on to defeat Viola Waechter of Germany in the repechage and reached the bronze medal match where she defeated Helene Receveaux of France by ippon. [7]

She represented Israel at the 2020 Summer Olympics. [12] Competing in the women's 57 kg weight category, Nelson-Levy stated at the round of 16, beating the Serbian 2020 European under-21 champion Marica Perišić after a more than 10 minutes long match. [13] In the quarter-finals, she lost to Japanese 2018 World champion Tsukasa Yoshida. Next, Nelson-Levy faced Slovenian 2021 European championships silver medalist Kaja Kajzer, losing in golden score and finishing the competition in 7th place. [14] [15] [16] [17]

Titles

Sources: [18] [4]

YearTournamentPlaceRef.
2016 European Championships Bronze medal icon.svg [5] [6] [7]
2017 Grand Slam Baku Bronze medal icon.svg [19] [20]
Grand Prix Antalya Silver medal icon.svg [21] [22]
Grand Prix Tashkent Silver medal icon.svg [23] [24]
2018 Grand Prix Agadir Gold medal icon.svg [25] [26]
Grand Prix Tbilisi Bronze medal icon.svg [27] [28]
Grand Prix Cancún Bronze medal icon.svg [29] [30]
Grand Slam Abu Dhabi Bronze medal icon.svg [31] [32]
2019 Grand Prix Tel Aviv Gold medal icon.svg [33] [34]
Grand Prix Marrakesh Bronze medal icon.svg [35] [36] [37]
Grand Prix Montreal Bronze medal icon.svg [38] [39]
2020 Grand Slam Hungary Bronze medal icon.svg [40] [41] [42]
2021 Grand Slam Tel Aviv Gold medal icon.svg [43] [44]
2022 Grand Slam Tel Aviv Bronze medal icon.svg [45] [46] [47]
Grand Slam Antalya Bronze medal icon.svg [48] [49] [50]
European Championships Gold medal icon.svg [51] [52] [53]
Grand Slam Ulaanbaatar Bronze medal icon.svg [54] [55] [56]
Grand Slam Budapest Bronze medal icon.svg [57] [58] [59]
2023 Grand Slam Tel Aviv Bronze medal icon.svg [60] [61] [62]

See also

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