Portugal to host 2015 Judo European Championships

European countries can obtain ranking points toward allocation slots to Rio 2016. 17 Jul 2015
Two women on the floor, practising judo

Judo at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

ⒸLieven Coudenys

The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo Committee has confirmed that Portugal will host the 2015 IBSA Judo European Championships, which are set for 25-30 November in Odivelas.

The championships will serve as a ranking event for countries to collect points for qualification to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Countries wishing to participate are asked to submit their entry forms before 7 August.

Teams can find the full information pack for the championships at IBSA’s website.

The championships are hosted by the Portuguese Judo Federation and the Portuguese Sports Federation for Persons with Disabilities.