Ina, Saitama | Judo
Judo Australia has entered an agreement with the town of Ina together with Saitama prefecture and Ageo city to have a training base in the town ahead of the 2020 Games and Judo World Championships.
In August 2019, the Australian team stayed and trained in Ina ahead of the Judo World Championships. During their stay, the team members and staff paid a courtesy visit to the mayor of the town. The mayor wished the team the best and gave them rose-themed gifts, noting that roses were a symbol of the town.
Ina is a registered Host Town with the Japanese Government Cabinet Secretariat’s Host Town Initiative.