No. 30 Spring, 2002
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.
- Japan Cup
- Adi Jones
from Fit to Fight
de Paris 2002
- Athens 2004
- Warsaw Poland
- Kagami Biraki
- Nage No
- and much
Maribor, Slovenia: 19-19 May, 2002
Dennis van der Geest was the undoubted star of the show on the first day of the European Championships in Maribor, Slovenia. The big Dutchman turned on the style to win his second European title in the last tree years, producing the two best throws of the tournament...
Tokyo, Japan: 12-13 January, 2002
The 2002 Japan Open International Judo Tournament hosted by the All
Japan Judo Federation took place at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. Over
150 judokas from approximately 30 member National Federations took
part in this event...
Jones in Japan
OK, hands up!
OK, hands up who'd like to go to Japan? Most judoka have had the dream
at some time or another. I know I did. I've been lucky enough to go
over twice, first for an extended holiday, and then again for 3 years,
teaching English on a government programme...
man who set the wheels in motion
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
To most the name Roberto Lewis Cover will not mean a great deal. He's
entering his sixth decade, he's foreign and he's never won any international
honours in judo. Even walking around the Santiago de Cuba stadium
in his native Cuba at an international judo tournament, the true measure
of the man seems to go unnoticed...
13-29 August, 2004
TWOJ was lucky to meet Achilleas Tsogas, a former member of the Greek
national judo team and now the Athens 2004 Judo Competition Manager.
We seized the chance to find out how he came to be involved with the
organisation of the sporting world's premiere event and to ask him
about how preparations were going for the next Olympics...
Picture of the Month
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.
the big picture »
out: June 2002
A photo report from the European Grand Prix
Prizes to be won
And much, much, more!
DOUMA, Yacine (FRA)
UNGVARI Miklos (HUN)
LARYUKOV, Anatoly (BLR)
UZNADZE, Irakli (TUR)
GREKOV, Valentyn (UKR)
VAN DER GEEST, Elco (NED)
TMENOV, Tamerlan (RUS)
VAN DER GEEST, Dennis (NED)
JOSSINET, Frédérique (FRA)
SINGLETON, Georgina (GBR)
CAVAZZUTI, Cinzia (ITA)
DECOSSE, Lucie (FRA)
DADCI, Adriana (POL)
LEBRUN Celine (FRA)
KÖPPEN, Sandra (GER)
GERBER Katja (GER)