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Israeli judoka Sagi Muki beats Slovenia’s Drakšič in Olympic advance

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki secures Israel’s first significant Olympic advance, defeating Slovenian contender Rok Drakšič and advancing to the second round.

Muki won by Ippon, the highest possible score.

The 73-kilogram Muki is the reigning European champion in the lightweight class and a former two-time Israeli champion. Drakšič is a former European champion.

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki with his gold medal at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan on June 27, 2015. (Amit Shissel/Israeli Olympic Committee)
Israeli judoka Sagi Muki with his gold medal at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan on June 27, 2015. (Amit Shissel/Israeli Olympic Committee)

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