Israel’s unprecedented success in judo

Israel won nothing in its first 10 Olympic games. medal. But at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, judoka Yael Arad won a silver medal and dedicated it to the 11 Israeli athletes murdered in 1972. It inspired Israeli judokas to win six of Israel’s total of 13 Olympic medals.

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