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TWOJ No. 36 Autumn, 2003
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.
  • Junior Page
  • European Youth and Cadet reports
  • World Masters. Tokyo 2003
  • Pan American Champs & Games
  • Technique Page, Okuri-eri-jime
  • Sophie Johnstone: A Players Diary
  • Long Term Athlete Development
  • European Team Championships Ad
  • Drug Rules & Europa Club Cup
  • Southern Area PSA Course
  • VI World Championships
  • World Championships 2003
  • The Budokwai, Club Profile
  • News & Letters
  • The Sport Science of Elite Judo Athletes
  • Visit to Japan, Bob Thomas
  • Diary of events
  • and much more!
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Bob Willingham Welcome to The World of Judo Online!
EDITOR'S MESSAGE


Welcome to the largest edition of TWOJ ever! At 44 pages you really are getting a bumper issue this time! And I still struggled to fit in everything that I wanted to include.
I sometimes wonder, as I get stiffly to my feet after a full days photography sitting matside on the floor whether all the discomfort is worth it - but then I look at some of the classic Judo moments I have managed to capture (once I've had something to eat !) and my enthusiasm returns. I hope you enjoy looking at the images too.

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The Budokwai, London
4 Gilston St, Fulham, London, SW10
By TWOJ editor Bob Willingham

The Budokwai was the first Judo club in England and is the oldest Judo club in Europe. It opened it's doors for the first time on 26th January 1918 and last month it opened it's doors to me. I was invited to come along to the Budokwai to see how much it has been updated (yet without losing its traditional feel ) so I could look around and finish with a practice.

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Osaka Worlds 2003
Osaka, Japan: September 11-14, 2003
By Barnaby Chesterman

It was almost a case of déjà vu as Britain entered the last day of competition in Osaka. With just a single medal to smile about and more tales of agony than ecstasy it was down to the usual suspects to unearth a few golden nuggets from the last pail of water.

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Pan-American Games Judo Competition
Santo Domingo: August 9 - 12, 2003
By Barnaby Chesterman

Seeing the blue, red and white of the Cuban national flag hoisted time and again is nothing new in judo circles, Cuban women have been dominating the Pan-American region for more than a decade.

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On Location for the International Judo Federation
2003 World Championships Photo Gallery
Osaka, Japan: September 11-14, 2003

View photographs from each day of 2003 World Championships from Osaka, Japan at the links below:

Day 1 - Sept. 11, 2003 »
Day 2 - Sept. 12, 2003 »
Day 3 - Sept. 13, 2003 »
Day 4 - Sept. 14, 2003 »


IJF Picture of the Month
IJF Picture of the Month IJF Picture of the Month
February, 2004

Three of the greatest Olympic Heavyweight Champions, David Douillet, Yashahiro Yamashita and Anton Geesink at the Paris Tournament 2004.

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2003 Osaka, Japan

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Asian Judo Championships
Oceania Judo Championships
South Pacific Games
Pan Am Judo Championships
European Judo Champs

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CHOI, Min Ho KOR

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MIR ESMAIELI, Arash IRI

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LEE, Won Hee KOR

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WANNER, Florian GER

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INOUE, Kosei JPN

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SABNIMO, Mario (BRA)

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MUNETA, Yauyuki JPN

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TAMURA, Ryoko JPN

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SAVON, Amarilis CUB

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KYE, Sun Hui PRK

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KRUKOWER, DAniela ARG

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UENO, Masae JPN

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ANNO, Noriko JPN

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