【Ukraine】Dispatching Judo coaches as a 25th commemoration project of Japan-Ukraine diplomatic relationship
- Time Period
- 5-10 Dec. 2017
- Ukrainian Republic/Kiev・Dnipro
- Sport/Programme Category
- JAPAN SPORT COUNCIL
- Embassy of Japan in Ukraine
All Japan Judo Federation
- Number of Individual Beneficiaries
- 1,878 people
Japan and Ukraine is making this year “Japan year in Ukraine” to commemorate 25th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relationship and running various events including of sports.
As a part of this, we sent judo coaches to Ukraine from Japan and conducted judo clinics for top-class players and meetings with sports industry people.
Participants were focused on listening to coaching and were enthusiastically taking a part in the practice session.
In the meeting sessions with government officials and judo people, active discussion was held and interaction between the two countries’ officials and judo federation people were successfully promoted. We can expect constructive collaboration between the two countries to happen in the future as a result of this exchange program.
Roman Nasirov, Head of Judo Federation of Ukraine (FDU)
Feedback from Local Contacts :
“Being able to have the famous Judo expert Muneta-sensei coming to Ukraine and have him giving coaching to top-class judo athletes was a huge honor and opportunity for Ukraine judo industry.
We would like to maintain great partnership between the two countries so that it will benefit both sides as a result of this exchange program.”