Judo Championship held in Baku

17 February 2017

The opening ceremony of the Azerbaijan Youth's Judo Championship took place in the Baku Palace of Sports. First, there was a parade of the participants. Diplomats and members of the federation gave speeches and spoke of the federation's development, also praising our athletes' successes at international tournaments. Then, the national anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was played. The opening ceremony was followed by the performance section. The Judo Championship had started.
During the first day of the tournament, held under the supervision of the Azerbaijan Judo Federation, 127 judoists from 45 clubs tested their powers.
Women from 44 kg, 48 kg, 52 kg, 57 kg, 63 kg, 70 kg, +78 kg weight categories and men from 55 kg and 60 kg categories competed on the first day of the tournament.
140 judoists competed during the second day. The last day of the nationwide championship determined the winners in men's 66 kg, 73 kg, 81 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg and +100 kg categories.

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