Timna Nelson-Levy

Timna Nelson-Levy (Hebrew: תמנע נלסון-לוי; born 7 July 1994) is an Israeli judoka.[2] She competes in the under 57 kg weight category, and won a bronze medal in the 2016 European Judo Championships.[3][4][5] She competed for Israel at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Timna Nelson-Levy
Timna Nelson-Levy, June 2021 (GPODBG 3738) (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Native nameתמנע נלסון-לוי
NationalityIsraeli
Born (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 27)
Jerusalem, Israel
OccupationJudoka
Sport
Country Israel
SportJudo
Weight class–57 kg
Rank     Black belt in Judo
Achievements and titles
World Champ.R16 (2018, 2019)
European Champ.Gold(2022)
Olympic Games7th (2020)
Highest world ranking1st[1]
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing  Israel
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2020 Tokyo Mixed team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2022 Sofia –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Kazan –57 kg
IJF Grand Slam
Gold medal – first place 2021 Tel Aviv –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Baku –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Abu Dhabi –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2020 Budapest –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2022 Tel Aviv –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2022 Antalya –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2022 Ulaanbaatar –57 kg
IJF Grand Prix
Gold medal – first place 2018 Agadir –57 kg
Gold medal – first place 2019 Tel Aviv –57 kg
Silver medal – second place 2017 Antalya –57 kg
Silver medal – second place 2017 Tashkent –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Tbilisi –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Cancún –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Marrakesh –57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Montreal –57 kg
Profile at external databases
IJF14858
JudoInside.com85093
Updated on 25 June 2022.

Early lifeEdit

Nelson-Levy was born to Jewish American parents Shmuel and Laura who immigrated to Israel in 1985, and resided in the capital city of Jerusalem.[6] Her denomination is Reform Judaism. Prior to Judo, her first sports as a child was Jujutsu and mixed martial arts.[7][6]

CareerEdit

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'.[8][9]

On April 21, 2016, she participated in the European senior championships for the first time and won a bronze medal.[3][4] 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.[5]

She represented Israel at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[10] 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.[11] 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.[12][13][14][15]

TitlesEdit

Sources:[16][2]

Year Tournament Place Ref.
2016 European Championships   [3][4][5]
2017 Grand Slam Baku   [17][18]
Grand Prix Antalya   [19][20]
Grand Prix Tashkent   [21][22]
2018 Grand Prix Agadir   [23][24]
Grand Prix Tbilisi   [25][26]
Grand Prix Cancún   [27][28]
Grand Slam Abu Dhabi   [29][30]
2019 Grand Prix Tel Aviv   [31][32]
Grand Prix Marrakesh   [33][34][35]
Grand Prix Montreal   [36][37]
2020 Grand Slam Hungary   [38][39][40]
2021 Grand Slam Tel Aviv   [41][42]
2022 Grand Slam Tel Aviv   [43][44][45]
Grand Slam Antalya   [46][47][48]
European Championships   [49][50][51]
Grand Slam Ulaanbaatar   [52][53][54]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Ranking List, Women –57 kg". International Judo Federation. 27 June 2022. Archived from the original on 27 June 2022. Retrieved 27 June 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Timna Nelson-Levy". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "2016 European Championships". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  4. ^ a b c "2016 European Championships". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  5. ^ a b c Sinai, Allon (22 April 2016). "Nelson Levy medals for Israel at Euros". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  6. ^ a b Halickman, Joshua (26 February 2021). "Tel Aviv Grand Slam gold medalist Timna Nelson-Levy living her best life". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  7. ^ "Reform pride at the Olympics". Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (in Hebrew). Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  8. ^ "2015 European Open Lisbon". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  9. ^ Sinai, Allon (11 April 2018). "New wave of Israeli judokas set to make mark on the mat". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  10. ^ "Israel's pursuit for Olympic judo gold". Olympics.com. 5 May 2021. Archived from the original on 28 June 2021. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  11. ^ "Judo - Nelson Levy Timna vs Perisic Marica - Elimination round Of 16 Results". 2020 Summer Olympics. Archived from the original on 2 August 2021. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
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  17. ^ "2017 Grand Slam Baku". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  18. ^ "2017 Grand Slam Baku". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  19. ^ "2017 Grand Prix Antalya". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
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  21. ^ "2017 Grand Prix Tashkent". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
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  23. ^ "2018 Grand Prix Agadir". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
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  25. ^ "2018 Grand Prix Tbilisi". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
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  27. ^ "2018 Grand Prix Cancún". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
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  33. ^ "2019 Grand Prix Marrakesh". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  34. ^ "2019 Grand Prix Marrakesh". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  35. ^ "2019 Grand Prix Marrakesh" (PDF). European Judo Union. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  36. ^ "2019 Grand Prix Montreal". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  37. ^ "2019 Grand Prix Montreal". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  38. ^ "2020 Grand Slam Hungary". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  39. ^ "2020 Grand Slam Budapest". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
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  41. ^ "2021 Grand Slam Tel Aviv". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  42. ^ "2021 Grand Slam Tel Aviv". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  43. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Tel Aviv". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  44. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Tel Aviv". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  45. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Tel Aviv". live.ijf.org. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  46. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Antalya". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  47. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Antalya". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  48. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Antalya". live.ijf.org. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
  49. ^ "2022 European Championships". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 29 April 2022.
  50. ^ "2022 European Championships". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 29 April 2022.
  51. ^ "2022 European Championships". live.ijf.org. Retrieved 29 April 2022.
  52. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Ulaanbaatar". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 25 June 2022.
  53. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Ulaanbaatar". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 25 June 2022.
  54. ^ "2022 Grand Slam Ulaanbaatar". live.ijf.org. Retrieved 25 June 2022.

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