Thursday May 10 – 12-International Judo Federation 2012 World Cup

When: Thursday May 10 – Saturday May 12

Where: Doral Golf and Spa Resort

4400 NW 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33178

Palm trees, sunshine  and Judo, Miami continues to show why this is a world class city by hosting the International Judo Federation 2012 World Cup on May 10th and 11th  and the US Open on May 12th at the Doral Golf & Spa Resort. At the press conference Jose Humberto Rodriguez, CEO of USA Judo introduced the Cuban National Judo team, which will also be competing at the event.

Judo Federation 2012 World Cup Line-up

Thursday May 10th, 2012

07:00-0730 am             Official Weigh In  (Female: 48, 52, 57, 63kg. Male 60, 66, 73kg)

 

10:00 am                        World Cup Competition Begins-Preliminary

5:00 pm                         World Cup Opening Ceremonies

5:30 pm                         World Cup Finals begin

Award Ceremonies immediately following each match.

 

Friday May 11th , 2012

07:00-07:30 am           Official Weigh In (Female: 70, 78, +78kg. Male: 81, 90, 100, +100kg)

10:00 am                        World Cup Competition Begins-Preliminary

5:00pm                         World Cup Finals begin

Award Ceremonies immediately following each match.

7:00pm                       Weigh in for US Open (all divisions)

 

Saturday May 12th , 2012

07:00-18:00             US Open Competition begins for all weights,

Medals will be awarded as divisions are completed

Saturday  “Hour of Power,”

Nick Delpopolo 73kg

VS

Michael Eldred 73kg

fighting for the last undecided spot on the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete in the London Olympics 2012.

Nick Delpopolo

Micheal Eldred

 

Since Nick Delpopolo is ranked higher internationally, if he wins the first match he gets the spot on the team but, if  Micheal Eldred wins the first match, the go two out of  three. Each match is five minutes with a three minute golden-score overtime.

 

 

 

For more information go to www.judoworldcupmiami.com 

In the Bleachers Xtra will be there to bring you a recap of the events.

 

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