"Their win is a great source of pride for the State of Israel and for the university," said Prof. Ron Robin, the president of the University of Haifa.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport decided Monday that the International Judo Federation’s 2019 blanket ban on Iranian judo athletes went too far.
Yoshiro Mori quit as committee president last week after saying that women talk too much.
"My inappropriate comments caused a big trouble. I am sorry," Mori, 83, said at an Olympic organizing committee meeting.
Mori, 83, apologized at a hastily called news conference, but when pressed on whether he really thought women talked too much, he said: "I don't listen to women that much lately so I don't know."
The organizers unveiled a "playbook" detailing COVID-19 measures that will be taken during the Summer Games this year. They also asked fans not to sing or chant to support athletes.
Israel, however, currently leads the world on per capita vaccinations, having inoculated 29% of its population with at least one dose.