IPIC Judo Grand Slam
- Duration: January 10, 2015
As the strategic partner of the UAE Wrestling, Judo and Kickboxing Federation, IPIC was the official sponsor of the 2014 IPIC Judo Grand Slam tournament at Abu Dhabi’s FG Arena. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser and Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, this year’s event saw 700 athletes competing from 65 countries. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, and Chairman of the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare, opened the event. Also in attendance was Mohammed Bin Tha’aloob Al Dirai, President of the UAE Wrestling, Judo and Kickboxing Federation; Obeid Zayed Al-Enezi, Chairman of Judo Union of Asia; and Nasser Al Tamimi, General Treasurer of the International Judo Federation (IJF).