Nili Block (Photo: Israel Kickboxing Federation)

Israeli wins kickboxing world championships

Nili Block, 20, impresses throughout contest, even beating a former six-time world champ in semi-finals.

Israeli kickboxer Nili Block won the Kickboxing World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Saturday, after defeating her Croatian opponent in the finals of the women’s under 60kg category.



Block’s coach, Beny Cogan, told Ynet, “It was a tough fight to the end; Nili lead on points and kept the advantage even though the Croatian pressured her.”


“We are all happy and proud of Nili’s win, (she) represented us well," said Israel Kickboxing Federation Chairperson Hani Sachs. "We ran into difficult opponents this time and I’d like to thank all of the team members for the way they functioned during the competition. I’m sure we’ll continue to reach achievements in coming competitions as well.”  


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