25 March 2013

José Manuel Costa e Oliveira new Judo President of Portugal

José Manuel Costa e Oliveira new Judo President of Portugal

The Portuguese Judo Federation have a new President. José Manuel Costa e Oliveira was electedlast weekend at the Olympic Committee headquarters in in Lisbon. The Former Federation’s Secretary-General received in total 30 votes, defeating the other two candidates; João Carvalho das Neves and Jorge Oliveira Fernandes.

Costa e Oliveira succeeds Carlos Correia Andrade as president of Portuguese Judo Federation. The newly elected governing bodies will assume office on 6th of April 2013.



President of Portuguese Judo Federation 

José Manuel Costa e Oliveira

Direction Board Members:

Vice-President – Guilherme de La Féria Bentes

Treasurer – João Manuel Taveira

Secretary-General – Luís Maria de Noronha

Direction Board Member – Valdemiro Pereira Teixeira


Remaining elected governing bodies:

Carlos Alberto Correia Andrade – President of General Assembly

Nuno Martins de Carvalho – President of the Refereeing Commission

Eduardo Trigo de Morais – President of Audit Board

António Martins Borrego – President of Justice Council

José Neves Castanheira – President of the Disciplinary Board