Combat Sports in Africa

South African Judoka Geronay Whitebooi talks Judo, recent competitions, life and her Judo journey!

July 09, 2022 Garmamie Season 1 Episode 12
Combat Sports in Africa
South African Judoka Geronay Whitebooi talks Judo, recent competitions, life and her Judo journey!
Show Notes

South African judoka Geronay Whitebooi won the African Championships title in 2019 in Cape Town. She captured a silver medal at the African Games in Rabat in 2019. She claimed a bronze medal at the African Open in Dakar in 2019. She secured a silver medal at the European Cup in Dubrovnik in 2022.

In this interview  Geronay  talks about the Tokyo 2020 Olympics , and her matches and experience from recent tournaments such as he Dubrovnik Senior European Cup 2022, the African Championships Oran 2022 and the Grand Slam Ulaanbaatar 2022. 

She openly shares her journey into the sport, how her judo is progressing and evolving, the lessons learned on and off the tatami, along with the challenges and opportunities for African and South African judoka, in addition to her motivation, passion and drive to train and compete!