Baku to host World Judo Championship 2018

The World Judo Championship will be held in Baku in 2018, as the meeting of the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) Executive Committee was held in Rio, Brazil.

President of the IJF Marius Vizer expressed confidence that the tournament will be organized excellently in Baku.

“Baku has great experiences in terms of hosting huge sports events. The first European Games was held excellently and the Grand Slam tournaments were also successfully held in Baku in recent years,” he added.