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The Russian-Japanese judo tournament finished in Primorye

An international judo tournament between Russian and Japanese athletes was held in Primorsky Krai, the press service of the regional administration said.

For the victory in the tournament fought 5 teams. Participants fought according to international judo rules in a circular system. As noted by the Director of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Primorsky Territory, Jean Kuznetsov, the first competitions between the judoists of the two countries took place in 1917 year.

“Judo has established traditions in our Primorsky Territory, and in this regard, we hold all kinds of international competitions, and this match meeting is no exception. First of all, this is the development of sports ties, relations, the relationship of participants from the Japanese and Russian sides, "added Zhan Kuznetsov.

According to the President of the Judo and Sambo Federation of Primorye Territory Viktor Alekseenkov, these competitions will be a good opportunity for athletes to gain experience, test their skills and skill.

In uncompromising bouts on the tatami, the founders of judo had no equal - in the second match, the Japanese athletes won. The Primorsky team took the second place, the judokas of the Amur Region became the third. The organizers are planning to expand the tournament and in the future to invite athletes from other countries of Asia and Europe to it.

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