In 2021, Tashkent for the first time will host the judo world championship, the NOC press service reports.
The president of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Marius Vizer arrived in Tashkent to sign the agreement on holding the World Championship. He said that during the championship it is planned to organize the IJF Congress.
According to the NOC press service, a quadripartite memorandum was also signed between the Ministry of Public Education, the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports, the Judo Federation of Uzbekistan and the International Judo Federation, according to which the program “Judo in schools” will be implemented in 20 schools of Uzbekistan.
Earlier, this project was introduced in 20 schools, which is still in force. Thus, in 40 schools of the country, children will learn judo skills.
During the event, the Minister of Physical Culture and Sports Dilmurod Nabiyev awarded Vizer the badge “Excellence in Physical Culture and Sports” and the Minister of Public Education Sherzod Shermatov the title “Education sponsor”.