Baku to host 2018 World Judo Championships at first time

The World Judo Championships 2018 among adults will be held in Baku for the first time.

The decision was made at the International Judo Federation Executive Committee meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The International Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer noted that, it has a wonderful tradition of organizing international events in Azerbaijans capital Baku.

As is stated, the 2019 World Judo Championships and the 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan.