IJF and Moroccan Judo Federation sign contract for Veteran World Championships in Marrakech

Published on March 23, 2019

The International Judo Federation and Royal Moroccan Judo Federation, who staged a Grand Prix in Marrakech in February, put pen to paper on Thursday to ink a contract for the 11th edition of the IJF Veteran World Championships to take place in the same location from 10-13 October.

IJF President Mr. Marius L. VIZER (centre – right) was joined by Royal Moroccan Judo Federation President Chafik ELKETTANI (centre – left), Mr. Denis WEISSER, IJF Veteran Commission (left) and Andrei Bondor Head of IJF Veterans Comission .

IJF President Mr. Marius L. VIZER and Royal Moroccan Judo Federation President Chafik ELKETTANI signed the anticipated contract in the IJF Presidential Office in Budapest, Hungary.

The news comes as another significant step for African judo and judo in Morocco, as the country has already been awarded the Junior World Championships which will take place from 16-20 October in Marrakech. This means that the African nation will stage a total of three IJF events this year which is a momentous achievement for the country.

Stay tuned to the IJF website for more information on the Veteran Worlds including the release of the competition outlines.

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