Mr. Josephus Augustinus Hell momentary elected as the President of the Dutch Judo Federation. Mr. Hell has the experience of the position as he led the federation for three consecutive cycle before.
“It feels good to know that there was enough confidence to choose me again as president of the Dutch Judo Federation. That gives a nice feeling and strengthens self-confidence”, said Mr. Hell.
“Judo is a beautiful and valuable sport. It is worth the effort to commit to. Besides, it gives a great satisfaction to work together with friends, specialists and other relations. ‘Judo is more than Sport”, he added.
Regarding short and long terms development plans, Mr. Hell concluded: “First of all, I want to prepare the next board elections and make sure that there will soon be a young, fresh and enthusiastic board that will lead the Dutch Judo Federation. I also want to plan for the period between 2017-2020. Then I want to make sure that we will try to organize an appealing international tournament in the Netherlands. I would also like to continue a good and pleasant cooperation with the IJF and the EJU. And of course I would like new successes for judo and the international judo community in Tokyo in 2020.”