Yvonne Bönisch

Yvonne Bönisch (born 29 December 1980 in Ludwigsfelde, East Germany) was a German judoka. She retired in 2008.

Yvonne Bönisch
Personal information
Born (1980-12-29) 29 December 1980 (age 39)
Ludwigsfelde, East Germany
Yvonne Bönisch
Medal record
Women's Judo
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens -57 kg
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2003 Osaka 57 kg
Silver medal – second place 2005 Cairo 57 kg
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2002 Maribor 57 kg
Silver medal – second place 2007 Belgrade 57 kg

She won a gold medal in the lightweight (57 kg) division at the 2004 Summer Olympics and was a two-times world championship finalist (2003 and 2005).[1] Her beginnings with judo happened at JV Ludwigsfelde.[2]

Bönisch coached at UJKC Potsdam. She moved to Israel in January 2017 and is now a coach with the women's national team.[3]


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