Born: March 22, 1993
Category: -81 kg
2nd of the 2018 European championships
3rd of the U21 European championships in 2013
5 World Cup podiums
3 times Belgian champion
For Sami Chouchi, there will always be a before and after Tel Aviv 2018. On this day in April, it was almost unstoppable. Only Sagi Muki of Israel stopped him in the final of these European championships. Silver European medallist in -81 kg ! He then won his first medal in an international championship, his most beautiful.
3rd of the U21 European championships in 2013, the Judo Club La Chenaie’s license holder, in Brussels, had also reached a World Cup podium by 4 times. And, above all, he won the Cancun Grand Prix in 2018, his only big victory to date. In 2019, Sami Chouchi was again on an international podium with a 3rd place finish in Tel Aviv and Tashkent. And it’s definitely not over…