Gerbi, born in 1989, begins her Judo training at the age of 6 in her hometown of Netanya. Winning the silver medal in the 2012 European Judo Championship and the bronze medal in the 2013 European Judo Championship, she is Israel’s premier female fighter. Her August 2013 gold medal in her weight class (139 lbs.) is the highest ranking an Israeli has ever achieved in International Judo Championships.