Elisabeth Willeboordse

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Elisabeth Willeboordse
Personal information
Born September 14, 1978

Elisabeth Willeboordse (born September 14, 1978 in Middelburg, Zeeland[1]) is a female judoka from the Netherlands, who won the title in the women's –63 kg division at the 2005 European Championships. A year later, when Tampere, Finland hosted the event, she was defeated in the semi-finals by eventual gold medallist Sarah Clark from Great Britain, and had to be satisfied with the bronze medal in her weight division. In 2010, she regained her European title, defeating Edwige Gwend in the final.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she won a bronze medal, beating Driulis González in her medal match.[2] She also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

She has won silver and bronze medals at world championship level. She won silver in 2009, losing to Yoshie Ueno in the final. In 2007, she won the bronze medal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Judo inside
  2. ^ "Beijing 2008 - Judo - Women's -63 kg". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 


Awards
Preceded by
Netherlands Leontien van Moorsel
Rotterdam Sportswoman of the Year
2005
Succeeded by
Netherlands Fatima Moreira de Melo
Preceded by
Netherlands Fatima Moreira de Melo
Rotterdam Sportswoman of the Year
2007
Succeeded by
Netherlands Deborah Gravenstijn