Ilse Heylen

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Ilse Heylen
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Medal record
Representing  Belgium
Women's Judo
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Half-lightweight (52 kg)

Ilse Heylen (born 21 March 1977, Edegem) is a Belgian judoka. She won the bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.[1]

At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Heylen competed in the Half-lightweight (52 kg). She won her first two bouts against Madagascar's Naina Ravaoarisoa and Kazakhstan's Sholpan Kaliyeva before losing to Cuba's Amarilis Savón, the eventual bronze medal winner, she advanced to the repechage however. She won all of her repechage bouts over Sanna Askelöf of Sweden and Georgina Singleton of Great Britain before winning her bronze medal bout over France's Annabelle Euranie.

Heylen also became the 2005 European Champion (in Rotterdam) and won a silver medal in 2004 and a bronze medal at the 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010 European Championships in Belgrade.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

She also competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.[8] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she reached the semi-finals, where she was defeated by the eventual silver medalist, Yanet Bermoy.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic medalist".
  2. ^ "2005 European Judo Championships". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  3. ^ "2004 European Judo Championships". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ "2006 European Judo Championships". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  5. ^ "2007 European Judo Championships". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  6. ^ "2009 European Judo Championships". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  7. ^ "2010 European Judo Championships". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Ilse Heylen at Sports-reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ "London 2012 - Women's -52 kg Judo". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 24 September 2014.