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Sports committee

IBSA Judo Sport Committee

The IBSA Judo Sport Committee is responsible for the development of judo for athletes with visual impairments, its rules and regulations, calendar and everything else that the sport needs to be successful.

János Tardos



Sara Alvarez Menendez

Sport Director and Pan-American Coordinator

Imre Csösz

Sport Comissionaire (IJF)

Elmar Babanli

Continental Sport Delegate

Henk Plugge

Referee Director

Kenichi Shoshida

Referee Director

Information Technology

Ákos Braun

IT Director

Enikő Csokási

IT Expert

Education and Coaching

Ian Johns

Education and Coaching Director

Promotion and development

Norbert Bíró

Development & Youth

Esther Stam

Commentator and Media Expert


Vitaly Gligor

Chairperson adviser

Andrzej Sadej

Chairperson adviser

Nicolina Pernheim

Athletes' delegate