The 17th International Judo Tournament “BiH&Nippon”
October 31, 2017
The 17th International Judo Tournament “BiH&Nippon”, organized by the Judo Federation of FBiH and co-sponsored by the Embassy of Japan in BiH, took place on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at the “Amel Bečković” Sports Hall in Vogošća.
The annual Tournament has been using tatami mats donated by Japan to the Judo Federation of BiH in 2002. This year’s Tournament was attended by many “Judoka” including girls and boys who played very exciting matches.
Mr. Akihito Teruuchi, Counsellor of the Embassy of Japan in BiH, addressed at the opening and awarded medals to winners. Mr. Teruuchi expressed his hope that many athletes of BiH would participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.