2023 World Judo Championships details announced by Organizing Committee

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The Organizing Committee of the 2023 World Judo Championships announced on Tuesday the details of the championship that will take place at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena in Doha, Qatar, from 7 to 14 May 2023. The championship will bring together the world’s top-ranking judo champions from 5 continents and 99 countries.

During a press conference attended by several key figures, including the President of the Qatar Taekwondo, Judo & Karate Federation, and the Vice President and Director General of the Organizing Committee, Khalid bin Hamad Al Attiyah, it was emphasized that Qatar has always been a hub for major sporting events. From the 2006 Asian Games to the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar has spared no effort in promoting various sports, including judo.

Al Attiyah expressed his appreciation to the HE President of the Qatar Olympic Committee and Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 2023 World Judo Championships, Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, for supporting the QTJKF and supervising the tournament in all its preparatory phases. He also highlighted that the tournament would welcome 679 male and female players representing 99 countries to display their skills and compete for titles.

More than 195 local and foreign journalists are expected to cover the event, and Sheikh Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, Chairman of the Media and Broadcasting Committee, said that it is a great challenge to provide all the satisfactory media services that are worthy of the reputation of Qatar. The committee has been coordinating with the IJF president for over a year to ensure the implementation of the best media plans and to provide all means of comfort for media coverage.

The organizing committee is set to meet with the IJF president and the IJF Executive Committee on Wednesday, and on Thursday, the IJF General Assembly will be held in the presence of all member states. The 2023 World Judo Championships is poised to be a momentous event, showcasing the best judo athletes from around the world and Qatar’s commitment to promoting and hosting major sporting events.


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