This weekend the International Judo Tournament for Army, Police and Other Forces will be held in Zvenigorod, nearby Moscow. It will be an amazing judo show where it is clear that judo is more than sport. Check it for yourself in in our live video broadcast.The aims of the event are the development of cooperation between law enforcement structures of different countries, improving of the participants’ physical fitness, promotion of judo and healthy lifestyle, patriotic education of the younger generation, to strengthen the sports traditions of the “Dynamo” Society. Annually the teams from dozens of nations take part.
The new sports hall “Judo Academy” in Zvenigorod is a unique sports venue that hosts all facilities for competition and training level. It was designed in recognition of all the requirement of the judoka training. Also the Grand Slam of Moscow will be held in Zvenigorod.
At 8th May 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the “Judo Academy”.
On the opening day in April 2012, “the Academy” welcomed a successful International Judo
Tournament for police and army forces and obviously the successful Russian Olympic team prepared themselves for the Olympic Games at the “Judo Academy”.
Enjoy the strong tournament with confirmed nations such as Austria, Azerbaijan, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Mongolia, Belarus, Romania, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Japan, as well as teams of various ministries of the Russian Federation.
The team championships consists of 5 athletes varying from U66 until +90kg. The Preliminaries start at 10:00 o’clock Moscow Time (08.00 CET).
Wiatch our live broadcast on Saturday.