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President Message

H.E.Mohammed Bin Tha’aloob Al Derie

H.E.Mohammed Bin Tha’aloob Al Derie

Dear Judo Family and Dear Judoka,


Welcome to the United Arab Emirates,


Under the UAE Leadership of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan the President of UAE A greater vision
for sports: – The eminent support from H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Under the Patronage of
H.H. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Support of Abu Dhabi Sports Council. UAE Judo Federation extends its greetings and takes this opportunity to welcome the world to Abu Dhabi for this prestigious
event of the First Judo World Championship Abu Dhabi 2024.In collaboration with the International Judo

Through this prestigious event we send a message from Abu Dhabi – UAE to the world: Peace, Tolerance,
Diversity and Unity.

I welcome all the participating nations to be part of this historical event in Abu Dhabi and explore the culture,
hospitality of UAE. This event promises exhilarating matches as athletes compete to become world champions
and for the chance to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
Thanks must to go the IJF President Mr.Marius Vizer for his unceasing efforts and great leadership and entire IJF
Team for their co-operation and support, ensuring the success for Judo Events in Abu Dhabi Since 2009 with
First Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Prix.

I wish all the Judoka, Nations, Delegations, IF Executive Committee, Local Organizer, Event Partners, Spectators
and All Judo Family a pleasant stay in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

UAE Judo Federation