From 5 to 11 September 2017, the Mongolian Delegation to CISM, together with CISM and the International Judo Federation, will host the 1st CISM East Asia Judo Championship-2017 in the capital city of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar.

The International Military Sports Council was founded in 1948 and aims at bringing soldiers together on the sports playgrounds under the motto “Friendship through Sports”. Therefore, every event organized by CISM ultimately contributes to the global peace and stability due to its nature of bringing friendship and mutual understanding among its members and participants. 

This first CISM East Asia Judo Championship-2017 will gather the athletes from the Armed Forces of 7 countries: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation Saudi Arabia and Vietnam. CISM is still waiting for the confirmation of other Member Nations to participate in this Championship. This gathering emphasizes the need for connection between different cultures. Through this important event, CISM will try to strengthen the relationships between the Armed Forces from all over the world! 

Individual weight categories: 

•      Male: -60kg, -66kg, -73kg, -81kg, -90kg, -100kg, +100kg 
•      Female: -48kg, -52kg, -57kg, -63kg, -70kg, -78kg, +78kg 

Team weight categories:

•      Male: -66kg, -73kg, -81kg, -90kg, +90kg 
•      Female: -52kg, -57kg, -63kg, -70kg, +70kg 

This event will be broadcasted live on two Mongolian TV Channels C1 and ETV and a livestreaming of the event will be available for the general audience. 

For more information, watch the promotional video of the event: