The Mayor Toni Pérez visits EJU Training Camp in Benidorm that runs until May 21
The best world judo meets in Benidorm
Until May 21, Benidorm becomes the world center of judo in an international activity organized by the European Judo Union in which, despite international mobility restrictions, athletes of the highest level, have registered this year. such as the current World Champions - the Ukrainian Daria Bilodit (-48 kg), the Georgian Lukhumi Chkhviami (-68 kg) or the Dutch Noel Van'T End (-90 kg) -, the Olympic champions of Rio'16, different World golds and the highlights of national judo with up to 250 registered judokas of 23 nationalities.
The mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, together with the Councilor for Sports, María Dolores Cebreros, has visited the concentration of athletes, which takes place at Hotel Meliá Villaitana, where a 'bubble concentration' protocol has been implemented under which they interact athletes, coaches, doctors, physiotherapists, staff and press, and the PCR tests to which they are subjected are controlled to maintain safety criteria and protocols.
In the same hotel there is a tatami of more than a thousand square meters and in double session the training will be carried out from Sunday the 16th.
Pérez and Cebreros have had a brief meeting with the technical coordinator of the Spanish Judo Federation, Serafín Aragüete, and the sports director of the EJU Training Camp, Sara Álvarez. The judokas Salvador Cases and María Bernabéu attended the same, along with heads of the Federation with Elena García and the communication director, Carmen Calvo.
EJU Training Camp in Benidorm has the collaboration of the Spanish Olympic Committee and Trinidad Alfonso Foundation.
The participating judokas will take advantage of the Benidorm event to prepare for the World Championship, to be held in June in Budapest, and the Olympic Games in Tokyo, in July.
This EJU Training Camp in Benidorm will be tested to strengthen the figure of the Royal Spanish Federation of this sporting discipline within the EJU and IFJ circuits, as well as for the restart of international activities in Spain.