Sport Judo: Grand Slam in Tokyo canceled due to Corona

11:30  23 september  2020
11:30  23 september  2020 Source:   pressfrom.com

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Der Grand Slam der Judoka in Tokio fällt aus © LUCAS BARIOULET The Judoka Grand Slam in Tokyo is canceled

The Judoka Grand Slam in Tokyo has been canceled. The tournament scheduled for December in the host city of the Olympic Games next year fell victim to the corona pandemic.

In view of the ongoing uncertainty related to the coronavirus pandemic, the event must be canceled. "We have decided to cancel this Grand Slam and not to postpone it as there are already several IJF events and national competitions that will take place in early 2021," said the International Judo Federation (IJF).

In addition, it was said that one had to be particularly careful at events in the Olympic host country Japan. The Olympic Games in Tokyo have been postponed for almost exactly one year to the coming summer due to the pandemic.

Judo has been part of the Olympic program since the first Tokyo Olympics in 1964, and it tends to give Japan many medals.

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