News

The latest Judo News offered by JudoInside.com

Competition format of mixed team event in 2020 with 6 athletes per team

11 Jun 2017 12:45

 IJF Media Department    IJF Media Team / IJF
teamevent

Judo was awarded with a 15th and new event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Mixed team event will bring a new dimension to judo, the team spirit brings an unrivaled new element. Also it will result in an extra day of judo.

One extra day of judo following seven days individual action across 14 weight categories, will see teams of three male judoka (-73kg, -90kg +90kg) and three female judoka (-57kg, -70kg, +70kg) join forces to bid to become the inaugural Olympic Judo Team Champions.

Athletes will come from the individual competition and the format will be a quarterfinal repechage, with the four (4) best teams seeded. The schedule will see the final block composed of the medal contests only, all taking place on one (1) mat.

A minimum of 12 teams will be expected to take part in this exciting format. Each team will be made up of athletes who qualified for the individual competition, taking into consideration their world ranking points for individual Olympic Games qualification.

IJF President Marius Vizer “The Judo Mixed Team Event in the Olympic Games is a dream come true for the Judo Family and the fact that we will start in Tokyo, the homeland of our sport makes it all more special. I believe the Mixed Team Event in the Olympics will strongly contribute to the popularity of the Olympic Movement and to the values of the Olympic Games.”

Related judoka and events

Related Judo Photos

  • Marius Vizer (AUT) - Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro (2016, BRA) - © IJF Media Team, IJF
  • Axel Clerget (FRA), Marie Eve Gahié (FRA), Priscilla Gneto (FRA), Cyrille Maret (FRA), Helene Receveaux (FRA), Margaux Pinot (FRA), Audrey Tcheumeo (FRA) - European Team Championships Warsaw (2017, POL) - © David Finch, Judophotos.com
  • Szaundra Diedrich (GER), Sappho Coban (GER), Martyna Trajdos (GER), Carolin Weiss (GER), Anna-Maria Wagner (GER), Tihea Topolovec (CRO), Ivana Šutalo (CRO), Ivana Maranic (CRO) - European Team Championships Warsaw (2017, POL) - © David Finch, Judophotos.com

Related Judo News

team_final3

Mixed Team Event requested by IJF to IOC for Tokyo Olympics

10 Mar 2017 13:20

The International Judo Federation have officially applied for a mixed team event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. “It is only natural that judo officially presents to the International Olympic Committee its request for a mixed team event at the Tokyo 2020 Games.” Read more

2017_paris_grandslam

Paris Grand Slam World Tour opening with new judo rules

10 Feb 2017 17:05

This weekend the IJF World Tour will be launched, which is the first step on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The season-launching Paris tournament will see the implementation of a host of rules evolution as the sport continues to move forward. Read more

IJF Referee0

IJF President Marius Vizer opens Referee and Coaching Seminar

6 Jan 2017 10:15

IJF President Marius Vizer and Azerbaijan President Abdullayev have opened the IJF Referee and Coaching seminar in Baku. Vizer spoke about the forthcoming changes in the IJF. Read more

IJFNew Hakuodo

International Judo Federation and Hakuhodo prolong contract for four years

24 Oct 2016 16:35

At the annual Sportel conference in Monaco, the International Judo Federation signed an important agreement with Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated. Read more

Patrick Hickey - Marius Vizer_

IJF continuous support for Russian judokas competing in Rio

26 Jul 2016 17:55

Following the recommendations and guidelines set forth by the IOC and WADA, IJF continues to support the participation of all Russian athletes qualified for the Rio Olympic Games. Within the framework of the IJF anti-doping rules and testing scheme, these athletes, like all athletes participating in the World Judo Tour circuit, were tested a number of times, outside Russia as well, during international competitions or through out-of-competition tests. There was no sanction given to Russian judokas. Read more

Partners

First description Second description Third description Four description

Judo birthday

Result City Date
1Budapest2016
1Rio de Janeiro2016
1Kazan2016
1Samsun2016
1Budapest2015
Result City Date
1Budapest2016
1Rio de Janeiro2016
1Guadalajara2016
2Fukuoka2016
1Tokyo2015