Judo: The African Championships will take place in May in Dakar!

Judo: The African Championships will take place in May in Dakar!

The 42nd edition of the African Judo Championships for seniors men and women will be held in Dakar. The event will take place from 20 to 23 May 2021

Qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games, this competition should see a strong participation.

« So far a total of 49 athletes including 13 women representing 17 countries have registered to take part in the tournament which will be of great importance for the qualification to Tokyo. The Senegalese state will do everything possible to ensure the smooth running of this event a few months before the Olympic Games, » said the president of the Senegalese judo federation, Babakar Makhtar Wade.

During the last edition, held in Antananarivo (Madagascar), Algeria won six medals (1 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze), with the bonus of the continental title in mixed teams.

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