In April 2016, the President, Mr Temba Hlasho, attended the AJU Congress in Marocco and met with Mr Marius Viszer, President of International Judo Federation.
Meet 25 year-old Zack Piontek, a South African judoka heading for the Olympics in Rio.
When a young boy is asked what he or she wants to be when they grow up, there are always the usual range of predictable answers like 'doctor', 'fireman', 'policeman' or 'racing driver'.
Not in young Zack Piontek's case. His immediate response at the tender age of five was "I
want to be an Olympian." .....read more...... (Pdf file)
Congratulations to ZACK PIONTEK on winning A BRONZE medal at the Judo tournament in Peru in the -90 weight category.
There were 26 entries in this weight category and Zack’s performance was as follows :
First fight - BYE
Second fight - Winning Australia
Third fight - Semi-final – Lost against Great Britain
Fourth fight - Won bronze medal with two Waza-ari’s against Azerbaijan
Well done, Zack, we are proud of you. Good luck with the tournament in Argentinia.