The excursion is back in Austria!

At the start of 2022 we commemorated Portugal opening up the year with their Grand Prix occasion, their very first on the IJF Globe Trip, and also currently we can eagerly anticipate the excursion returning to Austria, including yet one more European area to the lineup.

As the return will certainly happen in Linz, the Upper Austria State Councillor, Markus ACHLEITNER and also Austrian Judo Head of state, likewise EJU General Assistant, Dr Martin POIGER were pleased with the dedication to be a component of the IJF Globe Trip for the adhering to 4 years. Achleitner is persuaded that this will certainly be an excellent occasion for the professional athletes in addition to the location,

We wish to bring significant showing off occasions sustainably to the sporting activities state of Upper Austria– we have actually likewise been successful below. It is a wonderful possibility to lug favorable showing off and also traveler pictures of Upper Austria throughout the globe. Upper Austria will certainly be a typical cozy host.

The Grand Prix occasion will certainly happen from the 25th to 27th of May in the Linz TipsArena, adhering to the Globe Championships in Doha which likewise suggests that in 2023 and also 2024, the occasion is likewise component of the Olympic credentials for the summertime video games in Paris.

Judo Austria Head Of State and also EJU General Assistant, Dr Martin POIGER. © Gabi Juan

As we currently recognize, Austria has actually stayed among the leading organisers for occasions, whether it be the previous Globe Mug which was held in between 1980 and also 2006, the European Open in Oberwart for the previous 12 years or the world-renowned training school in Mittersill. Poiger has actually experienced the expertise and also toughness of their federation for several years and also can currently flaunt,

We will certainly have the ability to invite an overall of greater than 800 individuals to the competition, anticipating greater than 2,000 over night remain in Linz. As organisers of European excursion occasions in Oberwart, we have actually made an excellent name for ourselves, however it was clear from the start that we required a brand-new location for the IJF Globe Trip. Linz is the outright preferred service for us. Our nationwide group trains on the Gugl, our nationwide trainers primarily stay in Linz. What we were still missing out on was a Globe Trip occasion.

There has actually been terrific focus provided to Austrian Judo considering that the consultation of 2004 Olympic champ and also existing Head National Train, Yvonne SNIR-BÖNISCH. It was an essential action for females in judo which brought concentrate on the group and also additional party adhering to the Olympic Gamings in Tokyo when 2 medals were drawn from both the males and also females groups. Snir-Bönisch kept in mind that it isn’t practically their leading professional athletes however will certainly be an essential action for their more youthful judoka also,

At a residence competition, we can likewise evaluate our spawn at globe excursion degree, we are qualified to 4 beginning areas per weight course. Our leading aces such as Michaela POLLERES and also Shamil BORCHASHVILI will with any luck have the ability to accumulate as lots of globe position and also Olympic certifying factors as feasible before a residential target market and also obviously we enjoy if leading global celebrities can likewise be seen below.

Michaela POLLERES. © Haag/Land OÖ

Upper Austrian State Organization Head of state Manfred REISINGER anticipates a viewer thrill,

We will absolutely have the ability to invite countless followers to Linz. Upper Austria is ruled out a judo fortress for absolutely nothing, with standard organizations such as Fairdrive Leonding, UJZ Mühlviertel, JT Salzkammergut or Multikraft Wels.

Writer: Thea Cowen

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