Panama to host Children Judo Pan American Championship

09:46, September 01, 2010      

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Panama will host the next Children Judo Pan American Championship from Oct. 1 to 3, vice president of the Pan American Judo Confederation (CPJ) Jorge F. Armada said on Tuesday.

According to Armada, the tournament "is for all the children athletes between 11 and 14 years old, and it is a wonderful opportunity to strengthen the basic work of the future members of the national team".

Armada said that 32 judo fighters from Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, United States and Puerto Rico, among others, will compete.

Armada also said that they expect the participation of 15 countries in total and added that the CPJ supports the organization of the Children Judo Pan American Championship, which is responsibility of the Panamanian Judo Federation.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:李牧(实习))

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