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The World Judo Championships - Doha 2023 is set to begin this week with theparticipation of 668 athletesfrom 99 countries for a total prize money of €1 million. This was announced by the Local Organising Committee at a press conference on Tuesday.

The event will take place from May 7-14 at Ali bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Arena.

The committee provided a comprehensive overview of its readiness to host the event. This included arrangements for accommodation, transportation, security, logistics, opening ceremony, and promotion.

Khalid bin Hamad Al Attiyah, Vice President of the Local Organising Committee, expressed his pride in Qatar’s hosting of the global event,saying, “The World Judo Championships is an occasion to welcome the world’s most prominent and talented athletes in one of the world’s most popular sports. We thank HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al Thani, Chairman of the Organising Committee and President of the Qatar Olympic Committee, for his unwavering support and supervision.”

The Head of the Sports Committee for the championships, Eid Ali Al Muraikhi emphasised the significance of the competition for Qatari athletes, saying: “Our dedicated team has worked to ensure a successful championship, and we hope that our national team will score the points that enable them to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games to be held in Paris.”

The press conference concluded with the organising committee’s review of the facilities, services, and events provided to the media and the public during the tournament.

This included the opening ceremony, accompanying events, and dedicated media center and working areas.

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