On his recent visit to the United Arab Emirates, Mr. Marius L. Vizer, IJF President had the opportunity to meet the official partner of the UAE Judo Federation and the main supporter of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam - one of the most prestigious IJF events - Mr. Khadem Abdulla Al Qubaisi, IPIC Managing Director.



Mr. Vizer presented an IJF World Judo Tour card to Mr. Khadem Abdulla Al Qubaisi

During the meeting, President Marius Vizer and Mr. Khadem Abdulla Al Qubaisi discussed various subjects about sport and Judo, and Mr Vizer thanked IPIC for the support granted to the development of Judo in UAE and to one of the most important events in the IJF World Judo Tour, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.    

The United Arab Emirates will take on an even great role on the World Judo Tour in 2015 as the Junior World Championships will be staged in Abu Dhabi ahead of judo’s youngest Grand Slam event. 


The Junior World Championships will take place from 23-27 October while the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam will follow from 30 October - 1 November.