Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Season 3 announced for 2017-18 in Tokyo, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Abu Dhabi and London.
The Canadians put on an impressive performance on Saturday at the European Judo Cup in Orenburg, Russia.
Étienne Briand and Zachary Burt were both awarded gold medals on Sunday, the final day of the European Cup, held in Orenburg, Russia.
Helping others is one of the fundamental values of judo, which is why Judo Canada will take advantage of the upcoming Canadian Judo Championships presented by biosports.team, being held in Calgary.
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour prepares for season 3 in Tokyo, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Abu Dhabi and London for 2017-18.
The Northwest Territories will be represented by a delegation of five judokas at the Canadian Open Judo Championships, which will be held in Calgary from May 25 to 28.
Eight years ago, a 19-year-old man proudly stepped onto the highest level of the podium at the Canadian Open Championships. Three years later, that same judoka surprised his entire country when he won a bronze medal at the London Olympic Games.
Canada’s judokas added two silver medals to their haul in Sunday’s team events, held on the last day of the Pan American Championships in Panama City.
At Saturday’s Pan American Championships, held in Panama City, Canadian judokas Kelita Zupancic and Étienne Briand both ended the day with medals around their necks.
More than 800 athletes from 10 provinces and three territories are expected to participate in the Canadian Open Championships, which will be held from May 24 to 28 at Calgary’s Olympic Oval.
Louis Krieber-Gagnon and Marc Deschênes both stepped up to the second place spot on the podium Sunday at the Pan-American Open in Lima, Peru.
Antoine Bouchard is bringing home a silver medal from the Pan-American Judo Open in Lima, Peru.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam returned to London for the fifth and final leg of the 2016-17 season, as Alexandre Ribeiro beat Adam Wardzinski by a bow and arrow choke submission at the Gi 94kg male black belt division finals.
After winning three medals yesterday, Canada’s representatives at the Pan-American Open in Santiago, Chile finished the day in brilliant fashion on Sunday, when six Canadians took to the podium.
Antoine Bouchard was awarded the gold medal in the U66 kg category at the Pan-American Judo Open held in Santiago, Chile on Saturday.
Ahh, Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The aggressive hug. The leg noodling motivation behind Joe Rogan’s ecstatic shouting. The (apparently) skill-free art of joint locking/choking your opponent on the ground while the crowd simultaneously wonders which one of the participants is about to need an STI test.
The fifth and final leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in London is shaping up to be one of UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s best event of the season.
Marc Deschênes climbed to the second level of the podium on Sunday at the Buenos Aires Pan American Open in Argentina.
Gordon Ryan remains The King at EBI 11, becoming the Welterweight champ as well as the Middleweight and Absolute champion at just 21 years of age.
Three Canadians took to the podium in Europe on Sunday.
Ontario’s Jessica Klimkait added a new medal to her collection on Saturday when she placed third in the U57 kg class at the European Judo Open in Oberwart, Austria.
Check out the video highlights from UAEJJF’s Sharjah International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship from Feb. 10 to 11, 2017.
Montreal, February 12, 2017 – Kelita Zupancic pulled off a second silver medal at the prestigious Paris Grand Slam on Sunday. Once again achieving her career best, the judoka from Whitby climbed to the second level of the podium in the U70 kg category. “I think that, like any athlete, she would have preferred to
The season-opening Paris Grand Slam 2017 concluded on Sunday with the heavyweight titans of judo as judo elite reinforced their credentials while new stars were born in the theatre of judo that is the French capital.
The IJF World Judo Tour 2017 launched in style on Saturday as the Paris Grand Slam marked the start of a new campaign.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation announces the fifth and final leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016/17 season to be held in Excel London Arena on Saturday, March 18.
Posting three victories and two losses at the prestigious Paris Grand Slam, Antoine Bouchard finished fifth overall in the U66 kg group.
The 2017 crop of judoka is extra significant as this year’s event sees a new beginning with the launch of a new Olympic cycle towards Tokyo 2020.
Montreal’s Ecaterina Guica (U52 kg) and Saguenay’s Stéfanie Tremblay (U63 kg) both claimed bronze medals at Saturday’s European Open in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The stars of judo are on countdown to the IJF World Judo Tour 2017 launch
After months of work and consultation and after the new judo refereeing rules were revealed last December.
Day 2 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour in Abu Dhabi, was an eight-hour jiu-jitsu marathon, a true celebration of the gentle art.