WORLD JUDO DAY-FRIENDSHIP CELEBRATIONS IN AFRICA AND THROUGHOUT THE PLANET
28. Oct 2018
The World Judo Day takes place on the same day every year as the 28th of October is the birthday of Jigoro Kano, the founder of Judo. The theme FRIENDSHIP was the most popular selection for the global celebration which has become a key day on the international judo calendar. Today more than 20 million people practice judo around the world on a daily basis. The President of the International Judo Federation (IJF), Marius Viber said, « The judo family has made an excellent choice by selecting Friendship as the theme this year. Friendship is the value which the world needs the most at the moment ».
The World Judo Day is our showcase of the sport’s values and our spirit as Judi is more than a sport. Judo is an educational tool that can help to live together and to respect one another. The objective is to increase the number of judo players around the world and to help change people’s live with the power of Judo.
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