African Open Tunis - Event

African Open Tunis

  • Date: 14 Jan 2017 - 15 Jan 2017
  • Place: Tunis, Tunisia
  • Type: World Cup - Continental Open
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Iskander Hachicha_IJF

Tunis back with Grand Prix in the IJF World Tour

20 Jan 2017 15:50

In 2018 Tunisia will have a Grand Prix back again in Tunis. Since the Arab revolution the Grand Prix, held in 2009 and 2010, is back after signing a contract with the IJF for a three year agreement hosting the event from from 2018 – 2020. Read more


Juan Carlos Barcos satisfied about first event with new rules

16 Jan 2017 10:15

Last weekend the first event was held with the new rules. The African Open in Tunis is traditionally the first event. IJF Head of Refereeing Juan Carlos Barcos who was present in Tunis was satisfied about the first test. Read more

20161015_Glasgow_DF_Samah Hawa Camara

France and Tunisia strong at Judo African Open

15 Jan 2017 19:25

Just like Saturday France was the strongest country on Sunday's African Open. France captured three additional titles, making nine, whilst Tunisia took two gold medals making three in total. Just 49 participants had to fight on Sunday. Read more

20161015_Glasgow_DF_David Larose_FR

French judoka impress at first event with new rules

14 Jan 2017 20:35

France have won six out of the eight gold medals at the first Continental open of the season. The African Open in Tunis was the first ocassion where the new rules were applicable. The French men won all categories and only Tunisia's Olfa Saoudi and Cristina Cabana Perez of Spain won their categories. Read more