Who is Sagi Muki? Know all about Israeli World Judo Champion, Bio, Net Worth, Career achievements, Parents, and more

Sagi Muki will be representing Israel in the -81 Kg category of Judo at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Check the Net Worth, Bio, Coach and parents of Sagi Muki.

Sagi Muki
Sagi Muki
NameSagi Muki
Date of Birth17th May 1992
BirthplaceNetanya, Israel
Current World Ranking2nd Place
Sports/EventMen’s Judo ( -81 Kg category)
Major Achievements2019 World Champion, IJF Grand Slam Gold Medalist, and IJF Grand Prix Gold Medalist

Sagi Muki is one of the elite Judo players who will be representing his country Israel in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Muki started training for Judo at an early age of 8 years and despite excelling in football and being picked up for Netanya Junior Soccer Team he chooses to pursue a career in Judo.

The Israeli Judoka started his career in the -73 Kg weight category and won Gold Medal in the 2014 Baku IJF Grand Slam and Havana IJF Grand Prix. After that, he changed his weight category and moved to -81 Kg.

In 2018, Muki won Gold Medal at the Tel Aviv European Championship, and in the very next year he won became World Champion at the 2019 Tokyo World Championship. He was ranked at number 1 in the World rankings that time and now he’ll look forward to bag a medal for Israel at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Sagi Muki Bio

Sagi Muki
Sagi Muki

Sagi Muki is an Israeli Judoka who was born on 17th May 1992 in Netanya, Israel. His parents are Orit Muki and Rahamim. He started training for Judo at an early age of 8 years at Maccabi Netanya club, where he met the future World Champion, Yarden Gerbi when he was only four years old. He also served in the Israeli Defense Force in the vehicle division as a sergeant.

Sagi Muki Career Achievements

Sagi Muki
Sagi Muki

The Israeli Judo prodigy made a name for himself by becoming the Gold Medalist in the 2015 European Games at Baku. In 2016 he competed for the first time in the Olympic Games Rio Olympics in the -73Kg weight category.

He reached the semi-finals by defeating his opponents single-handedly but Muki lost to Rustam Orujov in the semi-final and then he lost the bronze medal fight against Lasha Shavdatuashvili of Georgia.

But after that, he moved to the -81 Kg weight category and the rest is history. He won three Gold Medals and One Silver medal at IJF Grand Slams and Two Gold Medals and One Bronze Medal at the IJF Grand Prix.

In 2019 he put the name of Israel on the map of World Judo by winning a Gold Medal at the Tokyo World Championship and becoming the World Champion. Muki won Silver Medal in the same year at IJF World Masters at Qingdao.

Sagi Muki Coach

Muki and his Coach
Muki and his Coach

Sagi Muki is coached by the Israeli Judoka, Oren Smadja from four years of age. Smadja is an Olympic Bronze Medalist who won a medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He is also the coach of the national team of Israel and Muki is very close to him and he views him as a fatherly figure.

Sagi Muki Net Worth

Muki’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million – $5 Million. His income mostly comes from the Judo competitions and after becoming the world championship his income reached new heights.

Sagi Muki Parents

Muki's parents
Muki’s parents

Muki was born to his father Rahamim and mother Orit Muki. His parents were very happy when he becomes the World champion and now they’re waiting for him to make his country proud at the greatest stage of all in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Q. When was Saki Muki born?

Sagi Muki is an Israeli Judoka who was born on 17th May 1992 in Netanya, Israel.

Q. How old is Sagi Muki?

Muki is 29 years old.

Q. What is Sagi Muki Net Worth?

Sagi Muki’s net worth is estimated at around $1Million – $5 Million.

Q. How tall is Saki Muki?

Muki is 180 cm tall.

Q. In which year Sagi Muki won the world championship?

Muki won the world championship in 2019 in Tokyo.

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