Edition No. 29. Winter, 2001. Today is
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TWOJ No. 29 Winter, 2001
What's in this issue?
Here's a taste of what you'll find in the latest printed edition of The World of Judo Magazine.
  • 19th Fukuoka Tournament
  • British Closed Trials 2001
  • Korea Cup
  • Russian Judo
  • Seville Grand Prix report
  • Moscow Grand Prix report
  • Junior National Championships 2001
  • and much more!
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Tournoi de Paris - Day 1
Paris, France: 9-10 February, 2002

Frederique Jossinet of France provided the home fans with some welcome cheer in the last final of the day by scrapping her way to the under 48kg title. It had looked likely to be a frustrating day for the hosts after already losing two finals, including the live televised broadcast of the men's under 73kg final. But Jossinet, the current European champion - also won on home soil - saved the day with a commanding victory against Giuseppina Macri...


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Y.S Park Elected as IOC Member
Salt Lake City, USA: 6 February, 2002

In a major boost for International Judo Federation (IJF) power in international sports, IJF President, Yong Sung Park of Korea was elected as a member of the IOC 67-26, with one abstention...


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19th Fukuoka cup
Fukuoka, Japan 8-9 December 2001

Winners of the Women's British Closed 2001 were offered the chance to represent Great Britain at the 19th Fukuoka Cup in December. Four were able to attend and fought amongst the 133 women judoka at this event...


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The Seville Grand Prix
Seville, Spain: November 2001
The first ever Women's Grand Prix was held in November, in Seville, Spain. I went down to watch, with expectations high. After all, the talk about the men's event in Moscow had been pretty impressive - spotlights following the fighters onto the mat, the Russian world class gymnastic team entertaining in the break, the whole event costing 1 million US dollars. Yes, 1 million...


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The First International Grand Prix
Moscow: 13 October 2001
The finest fighters in the World have been lured to Moscow by the promise of fame, and for the first time fortune, to do battle with each other. The TV broadcast is being relayed live to the big screens on the streets of Moscow outside the magnificent hall, which stands in the very shadow of the Kremlin. The victors are to take away substantial prize money, $7,500 for the first place, with the promise of further and more lucrative events to follow...


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FEBRUARY, 2002
The IJF Picture of the Month features the best in judo action from around the world, all phtographed by the official IJF photographer, Bob Willingham.

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World Judo Championships
2003 Osaka, Japan

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South Pacific Games
Pan Am Judo Championships
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NEXT ISSUE
Due out: April 2002

A photo report from the Paris Tournament

Techniques, interviews

Prizes to be won

And much, much, more!



19th Fukuoka Cup


WOMEN

-48kg

KITADA K. JPN

-52kg
YOKOSAWA Y. JPN

-57kg
LUPETEY Y. CUB

-63kg
TANIMOTO A. JPN

-70kg
WERBROUCK U. BEL

-78kg
LEBRUN C. FRA

+78kg
SUN F. CHN


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