International Judo Federation

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International Judo Federation
IJF
IJF logo.png
Jurisdiction International
Founded 1951
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
President Marius Vizer
Official website
www.ijf.org

The International Judo Federation (IJF) was founded in July 1951. The IJF was originally composed of judo federations from Europe plus Argentina. Countries from four continents were affiliated over the next ten years. Today the IJF has 200 National Federations on all continents. There are over 40 million people around the globe who practice Judo.

Since 2009, IJF organizes yearly World Championships and the World Judo Tour consisting of five Grand Prix, four Grand Slams, a master tournament and a Continental open tournament.

Presidents of the IJF[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Judo Federation Executive Committee". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 

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