Obaid Al Anzi Re-elected as JUA President

As the congress of the International Judo Federation, which will soon take place in Qatar as a prelude to the World Judo Championships - Doha 2023, is looming, it was the turn of the Asian Judo Union to hold important elections.

It was therefore in Kuwait that the general assembly of the organisation took place, in the presence of the IJF President, Mr Marius Vizer. Mr Obaid Al Anzi (KUW) was re-elected JUA President for a new term, thus remaining Vice President of the IJF, while Mr Mukesh Kumar (IND) retains his seat as General Secretary of the JUA and Ms Amal H Abu Shallak retains that of General Treasurer.

New JUA Executive Board:

  • Mr Obaid Al Anzi (President)
  • Mr Mukesh Kumar (General Secretary)
  • Ms Amal H Abu Shallak (General Treasurer)

JUA Congress

  • Mr. Hassabodin Rojanachiva (Vice President South East Zone)
  • Mr. Sameer Sadiq Al-Mosawy (Vice President West Zone)
  • Mr. Kolbaev Zholdoshbek (Vice President Central Zone)
  • Mr. Junaid Alam (Vice President South Zone)
  • Mr. Lu Wei Chen (Vice President East Zone)
  • Mr. Che, Kuong Hon (Head Sports Director)
  • Mr. David F. Carter (Sports Director)
  • Mr. Akinobu Osaka (Head Referee Director)
  • Mr. Nabeel Abdulanabi (Referee Director)
  • Mr. Askhat Rassulovich (Referee Director)
  • Mr. Zeyab Wanes Alzubi (ECM)
  • Mr. Eid Al-Muaikhi (ECM)
  • Mr. Noman Shaher (ECM)
  • Mr. Francois Saade (ECM)
  • Mr. Liu Chengliang (Vice President Asian Games)
  • Mr. Armen Bagdasarov (ECM)
  • Mr. Kamiloc Azizjon (Vice President Marketing)
  • Mr. Cho Yong-Chul (Education Director)
  • Mr. Deepak Bajracharya (Education Director)


Also present were Mr Yasuhiro Yamashita, President of AJJF and IJF World Promotion Director, Mr Laslo Toth, EJU President and IJF Vice President and Mr Vlad Marinescu, IJF Director General.

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