Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be a place of pilgrimage for judo lovers from all over the continent and the reason is the arrival of one of the myths of this sport worldwide. On November 3, 4 and 5, Shohei Ono, double Olympic medalist in the -73kg weight class, will be the protagonist of the second international stage of the Lila Judo Clubto be held in the Club Room of the Gran Canaria Arena.
A place where many practitioners of this sport from all over Europe will come with the aim of learning the technique and training procedures of a judoka who has marked an era.
Shoei Ono has been characterized throughout his career by agile attacking movementswith spectacular projections to knock out his opponents with his own style that has been imitated around the globe.
He won the world championships held in Brazil (2013), Kazakhstan (2015) and Japan (2019), in addition to winning the Olympic gold medals in Rio de Janeiro (2016) and Tokyo (2020), where he also won the gold medal. silver in mixed teams. A total of five Grand Slams and two Grand Prix are also added to his record.
The Third Category Cabildo League of Gran Canaria opens the curtain
This event also aims to be a space for create synergies between the Japanese and Canarian communities. Within the program, in addition to sharing training with the “King of Ippon”, you can enjoy a Japanese calligraphy workshop or a Canary Wrestling exhibition, in which we can see the judoka alongside some of the most important figures in our sport. currently.
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