European Judo Championships

Judo Sports EuropeJudo (柔道, jūdō, that means “mild means”) was created as a physical, psychological and ethical pedagogy in Japan, in 1882, by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎). It has a trophy room with a capability of 2791 seats, a multifunction hall and numerous specialized facilities for the practice of varied sports activities comparable to wrestling on 241m², 149m² of bodybuilding, fencing on 463m², 212m² of judo and table tennis on 666m².

Whether or not it is contrary to the Treaty of Rome, specifically Articles 59, eighty five and 86 of the Treaty, to require skilled or semi-skilled athletes or individuals aspiring to professional or semi-professional exercise to be authorised by their federation in order to have the ability to compete in a world competition which does not contain nationwide teams competing against one another.

As a mayor of Slovenia’s second largest metropolis it’s an honor to welcome you at the European Junior Championships in Judo. Maribor is a metropolis of development and alternatives. From a former industrial metropolis it has developed right into a college, sports, tourist and cultural middle. There’s a highly effective inventive charge within the metropolis, new programs and initiatives are born.

This yr’s European Junior Championships takes place in Maribor, which already hosted a big competition 15 years ago – European Judo Championships for Seniors. At the moment, the rebirth of Slovenian judo, which has turned a prime sport in Slovenia, has begun. It is just after three years that the organization of the European Junior Championships returns to Slovenia. It’s no coincidence that this yr we celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the organization of the primary European Junior Championships in Slovenia, which was held in Ljubljana in 1997. Primarily based on the rich experience and supported by nice sport successes lately, I imagine that this championships are an important alternative for our young judokas to prove themselves on an European stage as soon as again, since a few of them will use this competition as an excellent basis for the subsequent Olympic Games.

On the eve of the Championships, IJF president Marius Vizer met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sports minister Miri Regev. Great Britain final hosted the IBSA European Judo Championships in 2011 in Crawley and follows on from a successful 2016 Visually Impaired Judo Grand Prix, also held in Walsall.