The fights will take place “after being cleaned, the hands and feet,” says Jean-Luc Rougé president French judo Federation.A judoka with a black belt during a training session before the olympic Games in the national Institute of sport and physical education (Insep) in Paris, may 11, 2012. (FRANCK FIFE / AFP)
“As the confined spaces are hazardous, we will open all the windows as soon as it is possible”, “we will do warm-ups at a distance” and the phases of combat will take place “after having cleaned the hands and feet”, details Sunday, July 12, on franceinfo the president of the French judo Federation, Jean-Luc Rougé, so that the practice of combat sports is once again permitted. There will be “no changing rooms”, says also the president of the federation, which has 500 000 members.
The judoka back to the mat
In the clubs, the courses will resume “a little earlier”, “to the 25 August”in order to be able to catch up the passages of the belt that could not be held because of the epidemic. “There are a lot of young people who are very disappointed not to have had their passage through the belt by the end of the season”, says Jean-Luc Rougé.
For the president of the French Federation of judo, “it is at the global level, we may have problems”, with the resumption of competitions. “We are going to try to pay attention to the mixtures of population”, because “it is not all the same level of development of the virus”, he says, “we’re going to work on tests”.