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Israeli judoka Gili Cohen

Israeli judokas won two gold medals and a bronze this weekend at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Israeli judoka Gili Cohen, 27, defeated Ana Perez Box of Spain on Friday in the women’s under-52kg category to take the gold. Cohen took the bronze last October in in the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

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Israeli judoku Sagi Muki beat former world champion Nagase Takanori of Japan in the under-81kg final to win the gold medal in the same competition this weekend as well. This is Muki’s third Grand Slam gold; he won gold last October at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

Israeli teammate Baruch Shmailov won the bronze medal in the men’s under-66kg class.

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