Isaac Bezzina

When did you start Judo?

I started Judo at the age of four.

Why did you start Judo?

I did various sports at a young age and with my father in his first few years of coaching after ending his fighting career, naturally Judo was one of the sports I was exposed to.

Isaac Bezzina in his early years doing Judo
Isaac Bezzina in his early years doing Judo

What do you value the most?

Most of all would be faith, dedication, integrity and equality, along with a few other values.

Are you a glass half empty or glass half full kind of person?

Most of the time I’m a glass half full person.

If you could do anything in the world what would it be?

I always thought it would be awesome to work for NASA judging by how great it looks in movies about space hehe.

Where do you want to be in 5-10 years from now?

I don’t really think way ahead. I’m a day by day sort of guy. I work towards goals that are in the future but keep my head down at the task the day ahead of me presents.

Describe yourself in 6 words

“Hi my name is Isaac Bezzina”

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Who is your favourite Judoka?

I don’t have a favourite judoka, I like various fighters for their style and techniques.

Interview conducted May 2020

More about Isaac...

International Championships and Games Results

Games of the Small States of Europe
Bronze: 2013 (Luxembourg)

Commonwealth Championships
Silver: 2018 (Jaipur)

Commonwealth Junior Championships
Silver: 2012 (Cardiff)

Did you know?

Isaac is son of the MJF Sport Director, longest serving coach of Maltese Judo and 1st silver medallist at the GSSE for Maltese Judo, Alex Bezzina. He is now a graduated Architect and works for Bezzina & Cole.