Swansea Get Together Tournament 2024 - Swansea, Great Britain

ADAPTED ENTRIES DEADLINE COMING UP!

Continuing the EJU Get Together Tour, the next stop in 2024 will be in Swansea, Wales. This event is, for the Great Britain delegation, the annual British Adaptive & VI Championships, and now is under the umbrella of EJU, Welsh Parasport, WJA & BJA. With Adapted Judo growing throughout Europe…

18 June 2024

Loretta returns to Scotland for momentous presentation

GRASSROOTS IS THE BASELINE FOR LORETTA DOYLE FOUNDATION

Former World, European, Commonwealth and British Champion, Loretta Doyle not only gives back to the judo community through the European Judo Union and International Judo Federation through her expert commentary to a global audience, but also on a local level, delivering on a personal level in North Ayrshire to a…

18 June 2024

Porec EJU OTC 2024 - Porec, Croatia

CROATIA'S OLYMPIC HOPEFUL

It has been a special Olympiad for Barbara MATIC (CRO). Though she achieved much success prior to the Tokyo Olympic Games, she finished in the home of judo with a 5th place. It is a bittersweet feeling, to have reached the final block, be so close to the medal but…

17 June 2024

Birmingham Junior European Cup 2024 - Birmingham, Great Britain

OPPORTUNITY FOR THE SMALL NATIONS

The Birmingham Junior European Cup 2024 welcomed 16 nations to join the Great Britain delegation for a weekend of strong competition. Though France eventually finished on top of the medal table with an impressive five gold medals, one silver and eight bronze, this event also allowed light to shine on…

16 June 2024

Podcetrtek Senior European Cup 2024 - Podcetrtek, Slovenia

SLOVENIAN -63KG STRENGTH

Not only did the junior athletes have a chance to perform over the 15th and 16th of June, but the seniors were also active in the Podčetrtek Senior European Cup as well. Concluding the event, Azerbaijan secured four of the total gold medals, as well as one silver and three…

16 June 2024

Porec EJU OTC 2024 - Porec, Croatia

CHAMPIONS UNITE IN FINAL MOMENTS

The Porec EJU OTC is an annual celebration in the EJU calendar, bringing together hundreds of athletes from around the world for randori, with the highlight arguably the weather! Aside from the beautiful surroundings and the sound of water lapping the shore, as you enter the Sportshall on the Plava…

15 June 2024

Sarajevo Kodokan Kata Seminar and Examination 2024 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

KODOKAN KATA SEMINAR 2024: BEYOND ALL EXPECTATIONS

The Kodokan Kata Seminar 2024 that was held after the successful European Judo Championship Kata has officially been concluded with the exams of candidates who demonstrated Nage-no-Kata, Ju-no-Kata and Kodokan-Goshin-Jutsu. During the first two days, a seminar was held for the aforementioned kata, where the details of the each kata…

14 June 2024

IMMEASURABLE LOVE FOR JUDO

After three major events that took place in Sarajevo in the past few days, where over 1000 judoka paraded through this city, we spoke with the driving force of judo sports in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dr. Branislav Crnogorac. First of all, I would like to thank EJU and the President…

14 June 2024

Sarajevo Kodokan Kata Seminar and Examination 2024 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

“IT WAS A TEAMWORK”

For the past two weeks, Sarajevo hosted several back to back judo events, including the European Judo Championships Veterans 2024, the European Judo Championships Kata 2024 and the Kodokan Kata Seminar and Examination. With the latter is about to be wrapped up, it was time to discuss last weeks’ happenings…

13 June 2024

Birmingham Junior European Cup 2024 - Birmingham, Great Britain

JUNIOR EYES ON BIRMINGHAM

In the second edition of the Birmingham Junior European Cup, the Great Britain team are ready to welcome another 17 nations to compete over the 15th and 16th of June 2024, a total of 281 athletes will be battling it out for gold this upcoming weekend. There are some very…

12 June 2024

LATVIA TO HOST VETERAN AND KATA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2025

The city of Riga will host the European Judo Championships Veterans & Kata 2025. The official flag handover ceremony took place in Sarajevo, where Mr. Vsevolods ZELONIJS, President of the Latvian Judo Federation expressed his outmost delight. We are honoured to host this event next year. We have a lot…

12 June 2024

European Judo Championships Kata - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

DIFFERENT STORIES YET ALL END IN VICTORY

The European Judo Championships Kata Sarajevo 2024 is officially concluded with Netherlands, France and Germany being the final line up on the overall medal table. There was plenty to look out for from cadets, juniors and senior competitors. Lets hear from some of our winners; Nage-no-Kata Cadet winning pair, Davia…

11 June 2024

Podcetrtek Senior European Cup 2024 - Podcetrtek, Slovenia

PODCETRTEK WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY FOR SENIOR CUP

It’s a busy weekend for both junior and senior judoka over the 15th and 16th of June, the latter will be competing in the Podcetrtek Senior European Cup 2024 which has become quite the international affair. There are 353 judoka from 32 nations, 23 of whom are from the host…

11 June 2024

European Judo Championships Kata - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO ANCHORS HISTORIC INCLUSIVE EVENT

The afternoon block of the second day of the European Judo Championships Kata Sarajevo 2024 saw the opening of the adapted kata tournament as part of the continental championships. This is the first time that the EJU has had an official event where both able-bodied and people with physical and…

11 June 2024

European Judo Championships Kata - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

GREECE LAUNCHED KATA APPEARANCE

There were many familiar faces at Arena Hills past days during the European Judo Championships Kata 2024. However, there were also new members joining the event. For the first, Greece attended the event at such caliber. Nikolaos PAPARIS, International and European kata judge and well as kata coach in Greece…

11 June 2024

European Judo Championships Kata - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

WOMAN OF MANY TALENTS

One day she is wearing a suit with a special badge, the other day she is in her judogi teaching or competing. In-between, she wears a postal uniform or takes care of young children. Who is she? Jenny KOSTER of the Netherlands is a woman with many talents. So, what…

11 June 2024

JOIN THE EJU KATA TELEGRAM GROUP

With technology growing at such a rapid pace, it is important to keep up to date. The EJU Kata Commission welcomes all to join the EJU Kata Telegram Channel by scanning the QR code below. You are also welcome to join the main Telegram Channel of the European Judo Union…

11 June 2024

European Judo Championships Kata - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

EUROPEAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS KATA 2024: FINALISTS PART 2

The remaining 11 groups completed their demonstrations during the afternoon block at the European Judo Championships Kata Sarajevo 2024. Therefore, the finalists for day two as follow; Nage-no-Kata Cadet Nage-no-Kata Junior Nage-no-Kata Senior Katame-no-Kata Junior Katame-no-Kata Senior Ju-no-Kata Junior Ju-no-Kata Senior Kime-no-Kata Kodokan Goshin Jutsu In addition to the above…

10 June 2024