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International Judo Federation

The International Judo Federation (IJF) was founded in July 1951.[1] The IJF was originally composed of judo federations from Europe plus Argentina.[2] Countries from four continents were affiliated over the next ten years. Today the IJF has 200 National Federations on all continents. There are over 40 million people around the globe who practice judo, according to the IJF.[3]

International Judo Federation
International Judo Federation logo.svg
Jurisdiction International
Abbreviation IJF
Founded 1951
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
President Marius Vizer
Official website
www.ijf.org

Since 2009, IJF has organized yearly World Championships and the World Judo Tour consisting of five Grand Prix, four Grand Slams, a master tournament and a Continental open tournament.[citation needed]

Contents

EventsEdit

World Judo ChampionshipsEdit

World Junior Judo Championships (1974 to 2011 U20 / 2012 to now U21)Edit

The World Junior Judo Championships are the international judo competition. The championships are held once every year by the International Judo Federation.

Year Games Host City NOC Events
1974 1 Rio de Janeiro   Brazil 5
1976 2 Madrid   Spain 5
1983 3 Mayaguez   Puerto Rico 7
1986 4 Rome   Italy
1990 5 Dijon   France
1992 6 Buenos Aires   Argentina
1994 7 Cairo   Egypt
1996 8 Porto   Portugal
1998 9 Cali   Colombia
2000 10 Nabeul   Tunisia
2002 11 Jeju   South Korea
2004 12 Budapest   Hungary
2006 13 Santo Domingo   Dominican Republic
2008 14 Bangkok   Thailand
2009 15 Paris   France
2010 16 Agadir   Morocco
2011 17 Cape Town   South Africa
2013 18 Ljubljana   Slovenia
2014 19 Miami   United States
2015 20 Abu Dhabi   United Arab Emirates
2017 21 Zagreb   Croatia

World Cadet Judo Championships (U18)Edit

Year Games Host City NOC Events
2009 1 Budapest   Hungary 16
2011 2 Kiev   Ukraine 16
2013 3 Miami   United States 16
2015 4 Sarajevo   Bosnia and Herzegovina 18
2017 5 Santiago   Chile 17

World Veterans Judo Championships (30 to +80 in 11 Age Group)Edit

The World Veteran Judo Championships are the international judo competition. The championships are held once every year by the International Judo Federation. 11 * 14 = 154 Events potentially.

Year Games Host City NOC Events
2009 1 Sindelfingen   Germany 154
2010 2 Budapest   Hungary 154
2011 3 Frankfurt   Germany 154
2012 4 Miami   United States 154
2013 5 Abu Dhabi   United Arab Emirates 154
2014 6 Malaga   Spain 154
2015 7 Amsterdam   Netherlands 154
2016 8 Fort Lauderdale   United States 154
2017 9 Olbia   Italy 154

World Kata Judo ChampionshipsEdit

The World Judo Kata Championships are the international judo competition. The championships are held once every year by the International Judo Federation.

Year Games Host City NOC Events
2009 1 Valletta   Malta 5
2010 2 Budapest   Hungary 5
2011 3 Frankfurt   Germany 5
2012 4 Pordenone   Italy 5
2013 5 Kyoto   Japan 5
2014 6 Malaga   Spain 5
2015 7 Amsterdam   Netherlands 5
2016 8 Gzira   Malta 5
2017 9 Olbia   Italy 5

Presidents of the IJFEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit