The judo family in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates celebrated World Judo Day– and this year’s theme was Friendship.
Judo sent a message of peace to the world.

Ilias Iliadis, a three-time world champion and Athens 2004 Olympic champion delivers masterclass for members of the UAE Federation.

The Greek great, who won Olympic gold at the age of 17, led a special World Judo Day masterclass during the break on day two as local children and senior members of the U.A.E national team alike were put through their paces by the 31-year-old legend who officially retired last year.

By Ian Dei

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