The logo of the IJF Veterans World Championship has been unveiled. The colorful logo depicts two abstract judokas ready for action … which for the Veteran judokas worldwide will arrive soon.

As previously announced on the IJF website, this year’s edition of the Veterans’ Worlds will take place in Marrakesh, located in western Morocco. A major economic center abundantly enriched with beautiful mosques, palaces and gardens, houses nearly one million inhabitants, resulting being the fourth-most-populous city of this African country. Located to the north of the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh boasts a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Medina, an old fortified city packed with vendors and their stalls bordered by modern neighborhoods. Today Marrakech is one of the busiest cities in Africa and serves as a major economic center and tourist destination.

The Koutoubia Mosque, one of the famous landmarks of the city

The IJF Veteran World Championship will take place from 10 to 13 October 2019. Outlines regarding the event will be online soon.

“Together with all members of the Veterans Commission, I am looking forward to this year’s main event for all Veteran judokas around the globe”, Denis Weisser, Chair of the Veterans Commission commented. “We are confident the event will provide a fantastic memory for all participants sharing the sport they love and being the living proof that judo is indeed more than a sport, it’s a lifestyle.”

In the meanwhile, please note that the dedicated IJF veterans website is currently offline. The IJF IT team is working diligently to incorporate the website within the IJF website. More news soon.

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