Judo is one of the sports at the forthcoming World Combat Games that will be held on 18-26 October in St. Petersburg, the city where Marius L. Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation, was recently elected as SportAccord President. EJU President Sergey Soloveychik was appointed as SportAccord Chairman of the 2013 World Combat Games. Also Ezio Gamba will represent judo on the Ambassadors programme of WCG-2013.
The World Combat Games is an international multi-sport event that promotes values of self-control, determination and technical mastery and shows how Martial Arts and Combat Sports integrate elements of culture, wisdom, friendship to create an elite sports competition – the Art of Combat. The World Combat Games was first held in 2010 in Beijing. The second edition will feature 15 martial arts and combat sports: Aikido, Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Jujitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing, Muaythai, Sambo, Savate, Sumo, Taekwondo, Wrestling, Wushu.
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