World Championships Senior 2024 (Individuals + Mixed Teams)


May 19, 2024 - May 24, 2024    
All Day


Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Event Type

Message from the IJF President

Dear judoka, dear friends,

Welcome to the United Arab Emirates and a very special world championships.

Abu Dhabi is moving forward in all areas of life and their clear commitment to sport is no exception. No stranger to us as an exemplary IJF host nation, having provided the perfect conditions for an outstanding 2023 World Championships Veterans and World Championships Kata, alongside the annual Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, the Emirates again lend their expertise, organisation and friendship to the judo family.

This final global liaison of the Paris 2024 Olympic qualification period is entrusted to the U.A.E. Judo Federation because we know we are in safe hands. We will enjoy the perfect mix of spectacle, excellence and hospitality with athletes from all continents being welcomed here once again.

As weather judo family finalises preparations for Paris 2024, now only weeks ahead of us, we showcase our sport in Abu Dhabi within an environment that prioritises safety, fair play and professionalism.

It is our great honour to share this week of incredible judo with you and we thank you for supporting us during this short but extraordinary Olympic cycle, celebrating judo at the highest level. You are all key figures in our past, present and future and we appreciate all you have done and are continuing to do for the sport.

I wish all our delegations a wonderful world championships, as we invite the judo world to Abu Dhabi.

Yours in judo,
Marius L. VIZER
President International Judo Federation