Sagi Muki

A World Champion and the Israeli people’s champion

Blue-and-white judoka Sagi Muki represents one of the country’s top medal chances in Tokyo and is a perfect ambassador off the mat as well.


Israeli competitors win medals in European Judo championship

Expectations were high as Sagi Muki had already won two European championships, in 2015 and in 2018.


Iranian, Israeli judo bromance to be subject of US miniseries

MGM and Tadmor describe this as a story of bravery and friendship against all odds, infused by the spirit of sportsmanship.

Israeli judo world champion Sagi Muki attempts to 'ippon the coronavirus'

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki auctions personal items to fund respirators for the Laniado Medical Center in Netanya, where he was born.

Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei will compete in Israel next month – report

Even before coming to Israel, Mollaei will possibly face Israeli judoka Sagi Muki at the Qingdao Masters in China next week.

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki celebrates with his gold medal after winning the under-81kg event

Iranian judoka Mollaei calls Sagi Muki 'my best friend'

"I am friends with Sagi Muki, as I am with all other athletes. He supports me and I thank him for this. It doesn’t matter who wins, what matters is friendship," Mollaei said in an interview to DW.

International Judo Federation rejects Iran's appeal against suspension

While Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei is still seeking asylum in Germany, his testimony against his country was the trigger to the International Judo Federation's decision to ban the country.

Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei

Iranian judoka Mollaei hiding in Germany: I decided to live as a free man

Since the end of his competition in the Judo World Championship last month, Mollaei is still seeking asylum in Germany, hoping to compete in the Olympics as a refugee.

Iran's Saeid Mollaei and Canada's Antoine Valois-Fortier compete

International Judo Federation bans Iran from all future competitions

Iranian judoka Mollaei still taking refuge in Germany.

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