Media Accreditation for World Judo Championships

Lausanne, June 26, 2013: The 2013 edition of the World Championships (Individual and Teams) will be held in Rio de Janeiro, from August 26th to September 1st, 2013. Prior to the event, the IJF will host its Congress in the 2016 Olympic Capital. Please find below important information related to the program and the media accreditation:


The IJF online accreditation platform is open until July 31st at:

Only professional media with a registered press card number will be accredited and will have access to the media facilities. Due to the important number of accreditation requests, the number of accredited journalist per media might be limited. After the request has been sent, it will be studied by the IJF and Organizing Committee press commission before approval. All media (national and international) have to register online on the IJF registration platform.



August 22nd: Continental Union Congresses

August 23rd: IJF Congress – Sofitel Hotel

August 25th:

– 14:00 – Official Draw of the competition – Royal Tulip Hotel

– Followed by the World Championship Press Conference – Royal Tulip Hotel

Competition Program – Maracanazinho Arena

Monday August 26th

10.00 – 18.30 – Individual competitions (-60 kg, -48 kg)

15.00 – 15.30 – Opening Ceremony

Tuesday August 27th

10.00 – 18.30 – Individual competitions (-66 kg, -52 kg)

Wednesday August 28th

10.00 – 18.30 – Individual competitions (-73 kg, -57 kg)

Thursday August 29th

10.00 – 18.30 – Individual competitions (-81 kg, -63 kg)

Friday August 30th

9.00 – 18.30 – Individual competitions (-90 kg, -70 kg, -78kg)

Saturday August 31st

9.00 – 18.30 – Individual competitions (-100 kg, +100kg, +78 kg)

Draw of the Team Competition (time TBC)

Sunday September 1st

9.00 – 18.30 – Team competitions Men and Women


IJF: Nicolas Messner – Mark Pickering:

Organizing Committee: Manoela Penna:

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One response to “Media Accreditation for World Judo Championships”

  1. ayesha Avatar

    very good timely information

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