It was a golden weekend for Australia, with Olympic sports across multiple disciplines claiming victory as they head towards Tokyo 2020.
Australian athlete Kayhan Ozcicek-Takagi has claimed Australia’s first ever male medal on the International Judo Federation’s Grand Prix circuit, by winning bronze at the Tel Aviv Grand Prix.
November was a time for awards, retirements, tributes and excitement for the future, with some impressive results coming from debuting, returning and veteran Olympic sports.
Judo Australia signed a Memorandom of Understanding with the Saitama Prefecture, the Ina Town and Ageo City governments to use the Saitama region as their team base prior to entering the athlete village at Tokyo 2020.
Aussie Judoka and Rio Olympian, Katharina Haecker has created history for her sport over the weekend, claiming Australia’s first ever medal on the International Judo Federation’s Grand Slam circuit at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.
88 of the nation’s brightest young sporting prospects will represent Australia at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the world's largest multi-sport competition for young athletes.
Rhys Allan and Saskia Brothers have been selected as Australia’s judo contingent for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, bringing Australia's total to 65 young athletes across 22 sports.
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.