Posts tagged as: Judo

Pakistan ousted from world judo event

KARACHI:  Pakistan’s Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shah Hussain Shah and South Asian Games gold medallist Ahmed Shehzad Butt suffered through lack of form at the World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Saturday. Shah lost his first round fight to Canada’s Reyes Kyle on a ‘niwaza’, a knock-out in judo, in the 100kg category.  On the other […]

Indian federation recognises Pakistan’s talent in judo

KARACHI: Judo Federation of India (JFI) President Mukesh Kumar has predicted a bright future for Pakistani athletes, adding that the judokas have great potential. Kumar confirmed the formation of a joint camp between Pakistan and Indian female judokas on Friday. He said that the Pakistan team will serve as partners in India’s training sessions for the […]

Pakistan judo set to impress in South Asian event

KARACHI: The Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) is confident of bagging at least two gold medals at the 2014 South Asian Judo Championship that will begin in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 10. PJF Secretary Masood Ahmed said that of the 13 athletes participating in the competition, the federation expects at least Karamat Butt and Shah Hussain to […]

Judo: PJF looks for South Asia participation

KARACHI: The Pakistan Judo federation (PJF) is aiming to represent the country at the 2014 South Asia Judo Championship in Nepal; however it needs grants from the government. According to PJF Secretary Masood Ahmed, the federation will field seven male and seven female athletes in the event which is scheduled to begin on April 11. The […]

Judo: ‘IJF may visit Pakistan next year’

KARACHI:  Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) Secretary Masood Ahmed disclosed that the International Judo Federation (IJF) wants to hold a peace seminar in Pakistan next year, following the country’s participation in the Senior World Judo Championship this month. He added that although Shah Hussain Shah was unable to progress further than the second round, the IJF […]

Judo: ‘IJF may visit Pakistan next year’

KARACHI:  Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) Secretary Masood Ahmed disclosed that the International Judo Federation (IJF) wants to hold a peace seminar in Pakistan next year, following the country’s participation in the Senior World Judo Championship this month. He added that although Shah Hussain Shah was unable to progress further than the second round, the IJF […]

Judo: ‘IJF may visit Pakistan next year’

KARACHI:  Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) Secretary Masood Ahmed disclosed that the International Judo Federation (IJF) wants to hold a peace seminar in Pakistan next year, following the country’s participation in the Senior World Judo Championship this month. He added that although Shah Hussain Shah was unable to progress further than the second round, the IJF […]

Judo: Razzaq, Hussain to represent Pakistan

KARACHI:  The two-member Pakistan squad will begin their campaign at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championship on August 29 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) will field Muhammad Razzaq in the +100kg event and Tokyo-based Shah Hussain in the -100kg competition. PJF will be pinning their hopes on Hussain who […]

Judo: Pakistan judoka breaks into top 50 world ranking

KARACHI:  Pakistan judoka Shah Hussain Shah has broken into the top 50 of the world rankings, according to the list issued by the International Judo Federation (IJF). Shah was earlier ranked 72 in the IJF rankings and, according to the Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF), the judoka has now improved his position to 42nd out of […]

Judo: Three Pakistanis to take part in Judo Grand Slam

KARACHI:  Three Pakistani athletes – Shah Hussain Shah, Shah Zaib Shah and Karamat Butt – will be participating in the Judo Grand Slam in China starting today. The judokas will take part in the two-day event before heading to Japan for the Judo World Cup followed by the Judo Grand Prix in South Korea on […]

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