Athlete Stories
Tahani Alqahtani (KSA) and Personal Freedom

Wodjan Shaherkani was the first, the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete at the Olympic Games.

World Judo Day 2022
Inclusion: Mongolia’s Women Leading the Way

Erdenet-Od Khishigbat has a familiar face, one we have seen around us in judo for decades.

Senior Worlds 2022
A First in the History of Judo

There are a handful of notable moments at world championships, through the years, with the Japanese team ...

Senior Worlds 2022

Being the one and only Georgian woman pushing at the WJT podium since her debut in Tiblisi in 2018, is ...

WJD 2022 - Inclusion, Logos, Diplomas, Posters

Organised since 2011, World Judo Day is a moment for gathering around the values conveyed by judo.

Gender Equity - Inclusion
WJD 2022: Inclusion – From Equity to Equality

A few years ago the IJF established the IJF Gender Equity Commission, with the main aim being to strengthen ...

Coach Sarah Menezes

Olympic gold, 3 world championship medals, 12 grand slam medals.

Coach Erika Miranda

In September 2007 a fresh-faced 20 year old Erika Miranda competed at her first senior world championships. ...

Gender Equity - Inclusion
Team Koster!

When Moira Koster travels to Europe to compete, she has a long way to go as she lives in New Zealand, ...

Where There Is No Doubt, There Is No Life

For several weeks now, we have been following Sabrina Filzmoser in her quest to reach the summit of Everest, ...

Forever Everest
It Is All About Building Bridges

Laxmi Magar is not a judoka. She was actually the Nepalese best player of 2020, recognised by the Ministry ...

Forever Everest
Phase One: The Important Thing is the Way

For two weeks already Sabrina Filzmoser (AUT) has been on the road, a bumpy road that will take her from ...