Following Vasanoc's advice, the Federesen blong Judo blong Vanuatu is temporarily cancelling all judo classes.
If no case of Corona Virus is detected in Vanuatu within the next 15 days, and if Korman Stadium is still open, judo classes will resume as usual. Look at our facebook page and on this website.
Please find bellow the transcription of the document sent to all the Sports Fédérations:
This Joint Statement is from Ministry and Department responsible for Sport, the National Sports Commission and VASANOC.
IN VIEW OF THE FACT THAT Vanuatu is a country that is passionate about Sport and in attending and participating in Sporting Events.
AND IN VIEW OF THE GOVERNMENT STAND to prevent COVID19 from entering and spreading in Vanuatu and calling for all responsible citizens of the country to help the Government in this stand.
AND IN CONSIDERATION of the Welfare and Health of our Athletes, Sport Officials, their families and the population of Vanuatu, at this time, being of greater importance than their involvement in
Sports and Sporting events.
WE ARE CALLING ON ALL National Sport Federations, their Associations, Leagues and Clubs Athletes and Officials and Sport Organizations and other non-sporting organizations that use sport in their programs to take immediate actions to help the Government manage COVID by stopping mass gatherings at sporting events that our athletes of officials participate in overseas or in Vanuatu.
TOGETHER WE AGREE on the immediate following actions, to be taken by National Sport Federations, their Associations, Leagues and Clubs, Athletes and Officials and Sport Organizations beginning from 20 March 2020 until further notice:
1). Cancel or postpone travel by Vanuatu Athletes and Sport officials to sporting events overseas;
2). Cancel or postpone local and international sporting events to be hosted in Vanuatu;
3). To require any Vanuatu athletes or sport officials, who are currently overseas and are yet to return to Vanuatu, to strictly follow the measures laid out by Task Force, on arrival;
4). All sporting venues owned by National Sport Commission, National Federations and others that host/organize sporting events, are to be closed for competitions and general events that will include general public;
5). To implement hand washing and disinfection practice and social distancing as advised by National Task Force and;
6). To liaise with Oceania and International Federations and Sport Organizations and closely monitor sporting events for updates regarding COVID19;
We also encourage all National Sport Federations and Sport Organizations in the country to ensure their Athletes and Officials follow ALL the preventative measures advised by the Task Force and establish clear and safe protocols for them to follow.
Together, we will help us prevent COVID19 from reaching and spreading in our beloved Vanuatu.
Further updates on our stand will be provided when more information is made available to us by the Government of the Republic of Vanuatu.
Ends - 4pm, 20 March 2020
Clarisse Agbegnenou, born October 25, 1992 in Rennes, France, is a French judokate playing in less than 63 kg (middleweight).
It has the best track record in French women's judo, with four world titles (2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019), two silver medals (2013 and 2015), four European titles (2013, 2014, 2018 and 2019) and one Olympic silver medal (2016). Unbeaten in 2018, she was named at the end of the year champion of the champions of the French team, along with world record holder Decathlon Kevin Mayer.
A big thank you for the participation of ASPTT Noumea, Teouma Judo, PVIS Judo, JCPV Judo, an experience rich in emotions and and sharing which we would love to renew! . Our greatest thank you also to our Pacific supplier sponsors, Vanuatu Beverage, Topsign, PG IT Consulting, SPIM Emerging Technologies Team, Techno Wood Deco for support. And finally thank you to the volunteers who helped make the OPEN JCPV run smoothly.
You can download the results here : Results competition 27-10-2018
Bellow are the pictures of the competition
The Vanuatu Judo Federation is pleased and honored to welcome for a month Elisabeth Willeboordse, a former high-level judoka from the NETHERLANDS. She was a medalist at the European Championships, the World Championships and in 2008 she won the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in the under 63 kg category.
VANUATU has won four gold medals among a total of 10 medals in a very successful Oceania Judo Union Continental Open this week end – the first international competition held in Vanuatu.
It was also the last time athletes will get a chance to fight at an international level before the Van2017 Pacific Mini Games.
Among the gold winners were former Olympian and national champion Nazario Fiakaifonu, who won gold in the over 100kg class, while national coach Nicholas Monvoisin picked up his gold in the under 90 kg section, fellow national coach Florence Daoleuang won gold in the under 57kg class, and Marceau Rouvonne picked up gold in the under 73kg class.
of the Olimpic Games, 35 male judokas competed on the 7th of August in the category of under 66kg.
It was Italian Fabio Basile's day, winning the gold medal.
He is a promissing judoka, at just 21 years of age.
Representing Vanuatu was Joe Mahit, Who began after the sixth fight and encounteres Jayme Mata of Aruba, who is ranked 195 in the world.
The "Team" has been invited to meat the municipal council of Kendal over the famous "cup of Tea", after that they did a big training (2:30mn ! )
On June 23rd, Joe, R and M, our national judo team took off for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, GB.
We sold for 40000 Vatu of sandwich, cakes and soft drinks. This money will be use to buy the medals and other stuffs for the next national competition in September.
Thanks a lot to the team : Joe, Rexly, Marie rose, Jean , Fancky, Ulric, Tom for their hard work this night.
Thanks a lot to Security Island Guard, Vaté Industrie and Alliance Française for their donations.
A big thanks to Laurence Bourdet and Leila Arêde Benohoud for the fantastics cakes.
And thanks and Bravo to Florence who managed and made everything happened.
Classes missed during this period will be replaced during the school holidays.
As part of the preparation for the Commonwealth Games team nationnale Vanuatu participate in the International competition in Auckland from 26 to 30 June 2014.
Professor Florence Daoleuang accompany Judoka and therefore will be omitted from June 25 to 30
Prices will therefore be displaced children:
Friday, June 27 will be replaced Wednesday, June 4 in the morning
Group 13.30 -14.30 begin at 8:30 until 9:30.
Group 14.30 - 15.30 start 9:30 to 10:30
Group 15.30 - 16.30 start 10:30 to 11:30
On Saturday the 8th of March, four judokas of the Vanuatu national team will participate in a major international competition in Brisbane. The competition has attracted entrants from all Australian states, New Zealand and Japan.
Vanuatu will be represented by Rexly Theuil under 66kg, Joe Mahit (who participated in the World Championships in Rio de Janeiro in August 2013) under 66kg, and new athletes to the Vanuatu Judo Team, Tom Willie under 73 kg and Jean Patunvanu under 73kg. These four team members (along with four others) have been long-listed for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Ted Drew and Florence Daoleuang, coaches of the national team, will accompany and assist the athletes during the tournament and subsequent one week training in Brisbane.